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Document type:
English Abstract; Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Review 
Author(s):
Gradl, G; Horn, C; Postl, LK; Miethke, T; Gollwitzer, H 
Title:
[Antibiotic prophylaxis in primary and revision hip arthroplasty: what is the evidence?]. 
Abstract:
Advances in the perioperative and postoperative management of total joint replacement have led to a steady decrease in the infection rate, which in the case of total hip replacement presently lies between 0.25 and 1%. Unfortunately there is disparity in current practice nationally and internationally, regarding duration, time of application and choice of antibiotics. Currently there are only Level 1a recommendations for primary hip arthroplasty, whereas, due to the heterogeneity and complexity o...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Orthopade 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
520-7 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0085-4530 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene; Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Sportorthopädie