Infected Total Joint Arthroplasty: The Algorithmic Approach

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Rihard Trebše
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 14, 2012 - Medical - 322 pages
There are a variety of protocols that are used in infected total joint arthroplasty. This book outlines and details the best possible course of treatment and formulate custom algorithms for every possible case, based on current evidence. It reviews current concepts and “recipes” for the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (surgical and antibiotic) based on the type of implant, infection and the patient. This book is an essential resource on infected total joint arthroplasty, containing a series of logical and highly detailed instructions that will serve to educate orthopedic surgeons operating in this field on the best approaches, according to detailed and careful research conducted over the last decade.
 

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Contents

Part II
214
Appendix A Pitfalls of Antimicrobial Therapy in Prosthetic Joint Infection
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Mr. Rihard Trebše MD, MSc, Orthopedic hospital Valdoltra

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