Clinical outcome and risk factors for failure in late acute prosthetic joint infections treated with debridement and implant retention.

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Wouthuyzen-Bakker M., Sebillotte M., Lomas J., Taylor A., Palomares E. B. , Murillo O., ...More

The Journal of infection, vol.78, no.1, pp.40-47, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jinf.2018.07.014
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of infection
  • Page Numbers: pp.40-47


Objectives: Debridement, antibiotics and implant retention (DAIR) is the recommended treatment for all acute prosthetic joint infections (PJI), but its efficacy in patients with late acute (LA) PJI is not well described.