PREVENTION OF PROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION IN TOTAL HIP AND KNEE ARTHROPLASTIES: EVIDENCE BASED RECOMMENDATIONS.

Alonge O.J, Ayekoloye C.O, Ogunlade S.O, Adeoye-Sunday I.I, Okunola M.O, Alonge T.O

Available online Aug 14, 2019.

[ Review ] Volume 28, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 98-107


Abstract

Prosthetic joint infection is a dreaded complication of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Prevention, which is far more cost effective, should be of paramount importance to the arthroplasty surgeon. Proper patient selection and preparation as well as strict asepsis and antisepsis are the basic principles of prevention.


Keywords

Prosthetic joint, arthoplasty,

January - March 2019

Volume 28 | Issue 1

Page Nos. 98-107

Online since Aug 9, 2019

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