Timing of implant-removal in late acute periprosthetic joint infection: A multicenter observational study.

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Wouthuyzen-Bakker M., Sebillotte M., Lomas J., Kendrick B., Benavent Palomares E., Murillo O., ...More

The Journal of infection, vol.79, no.3, pp.199-205, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.07.003
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of infection
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-205


Objectives: We evaluated the treatment outcome in late acute (LA) periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) treated with debridement and implant retention (DAIR) versus implant removal.