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1-Month Postsurgery Mayo Prosthetic Joint Infection Risk Score (MPJIRS)

Purpose:

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

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

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 data during the month after surgery 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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