ORTHOPEDIC

Reimplantation After Infection

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Reimplantation After Infection Charles S. Carrier, MD Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA INTRODUCTION Reimplantation during a two-stage exchange arthroplasty performed for periprosthetic-joint infection (PJI) is a pivotal step and can…

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Microbes and Antibiotics

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Microbes and Antibiotics Sandra B. Nelson, MD Laura K. Certain, MD, PhD MICROBIOLOGY OF PERIPROSTHETIC KNEE INFECTIONS Many bacterial species and some nonbacterial pathogens have been implicated as causes of…

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Diagnosing Infection

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Diagnosing Infection Karim G. Sabeh, MD Hany S. Bedair, MD CASE A 59-year-old female who underwent bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) 12 years ago for advanced osteoarthritis presents with atraumatic,…

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Cementless Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Cementless Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Leo A. Whiteside, MD Implant fixation, bone reconstruction, and ligament balancing are the three primary goals of revision total knee arthroplasty (Fig. 70-1). After failure…

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