The outcome of the infected knee arthroplasty

  • D. P. Johnson
  • G. C. Bannister
Conference paper

Abstract

Infection of arthroplasty of the knee is a major problem. The incidence of deep infection in the majority of published series is between 2% and 7%. Little is known of the outcome of the various treatments used. This analysis was undertaken to define the natural history and outcome of the infected arthroplasty of the knee.

Keywords

Arthritis Immobilization Bacillus Staphylococcus Ankylosis 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Johnson
    • 1
  • G. C. Bannister
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryBristol Royal InfirmaryBristolUK

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