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Baseline Mayo Prosthetic Joint Infection Risk Score (MPJIRS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient prior to total hip or knee joint replacement using the baseline Mayo Prosthetic Joint Infection Risk Score.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T84.5

Description:

Berbari et al developed two scores for predicting the risk of prosthetic joint infection (PJI). One score is based on baseline data and can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

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