Periprosthetic Joint Infection

New trial for prosthetic hip joint infection

The first ever randomised trial to investigate why some patients develop infections after their hip or knee replacement surgery, and which type of surgical revision treatment is best is being run by the University of Bristol ...

Jun 14, 2017
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Joint replacement: Does this look infected to you?

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections of the hip and knee. Clinical practice guidelines ...

Sep 09, 2010
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Lasting benefit for rotating-Platform knee arthroplasty

(HealthDay) -- After at least 10 years of follow-up, total knee replacement using a second-generation, cemented, rotating-platform, posterior-stabilized total knee prosthesis offers excellent and durable clinical and radiologic ...

Apr 25, 2012
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