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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Gollwitzer, H; Diehl, P; Gerdesmeyer, L; Mittelmeier, W 
Titel:
[Diagnostic strategies in cases of suspected periprosthetic infection of the knee : A review of the literature and current recommendations.] 
Abstract:
Reliable confirmation of periprosthetic infection after total knee arthroplasty is a diagnostic challenge. The present work reviews published data evaluating the available diagnostic tools.Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein serum levels are relatively sensitive methods with rather low specificity towards periprosthetic infection and are mainly applied to exclude infection. Studies evaluating scintigraphic methods - especially white cell scans - provide inconsistent data with v...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Orthopade 
Jahr:
2006 
Band / Volume:
35 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
904-916 
Sprache:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0085-4530 
TUM Einrichtung:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik; die