Prosthetic Joint Infection

Joint prostheses have an increased risk of acute and chronic infections that can lead to sepsis, morbidity and mortality. Joint prostheses have an increased risk of acute and chronic infections that can lead to sepsis, morbidity and mortality. Etiology infections are more common than in natural joints with joint prostheses. These infections are often caused by contamination of the perioperative joint with bacteria or postoperative bacteremia caused by skin infection,…

September 3, 2018
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