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Risk Factors of Bongartz et al for Prosthetic Joint Infection in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Bongartz et al identified risk factors for prosthetic joint infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Orthopedic Institute of Sioux Falls (South Dakota) and the Mayo Clinic.

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