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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Mühlhofer, Heinrich M L; Knebel, C; Pohlig, Florian; Feihl, Susanne; Harrasser, Norbert; Schauwecker, Johannes; von Eisenhart-Rothe, Rüdiger 
Titel:
Synovial aspiration and serological testing in two-stage revision arthroplasty for prosthetic joint infection: evaluation before reconstruction with a mean follow-up of twenty seven months. 
Abstract:
The two-stage revision protocol is the gold standard for controlling and treating low-grade prosthetic joint infections of total hip and total knee arthroplasty. The antibiotic pause for diagnostic reasons before reconstruction (stage two) is discussed in relation to the persistence of the infection and the development of resistant bacterial strains. Serological markers and a synovial analysis are commonly used to exclude the persistence of infection. Therefore, we asked (1) is the serological t...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Int Orthop 
Jahr:
2017 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0341-2695 
TUM Einrichtung:
Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik