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Risk Factors for Prosthetic Joint Infection of Hip or Knee

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for periprosthetic joint infections of the hip or knee based on the study of Lentino.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

T84.5

Description:

Lentino listed risk factors associated with a periprosthetic infection following arthroplasty of a hip or knee. The author is from the Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines, Illinois.

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