Trends in the treatment of infected knee arthroplasty.


Tözün I., Ozden V. E. , Dikmen G. , Karaytuğ K.

EFORT open reviews, vol.5, pp.672-683, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1302/2058-5241.5.190069
  • Title of Journal : EFORT open reviews
  • Page Numbers: pp.672-683
  • Keywords: infected total knee arthroplasty, periprosthetic infection, trends, PROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION, 2-STAGE REVISION ARTHROPLASTY, SINGLE-STAGE REVISION, EXCHANGE ARTHROPLASTY, IMPLANT RETENTION, FOLLOW-UP, RESECTION ARTHROPLASTY, ANTIBIOTIC RELEASE, FAILED IRRIGATION, EXTERNAL FIXATOR

Abstract

Essential treatment methods for infected knee arthroplasty involve DAIR (debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention), and one and two-stage exchange arthroplasty.