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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Paul, J; Kirchhoff, C; Imhoff, AB; Hinterwimmer, S 
Title:
[Infection after arthroscopy] 
Abstract:
Infection of a peripheral joint following arthroscopic surgery is extremely rare, with an incidence of up to 0.42%. However, the consequences of delayed diagnosis can be dramatic. Besides taking an exact patient history, C-reactive protein determination and, especially, diagnostic arthrocentesis are required. For early-stage infections, arthroscopic therapy has been proven valuable. In addition, calculated and antibiogram-adjusted antibiotic therapy is essential. In the case of persisting signs...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Orthopade 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1048, 1050-2, 1054-5 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0085-4530 
TUM Institution:
die