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Direct Exchange in Septic Total Knee Replacement

  • E. Engelbrecht
  • L. Frommelt
Conference paper

Abstract

The most important criterion for treatment is the time when the periprosthetic infection occurs. In acute, fulminant early infections and in most cases of septictoxic infection, we try to arrest the infective process by radical debridement and short-term suction-irrigation drainage.

Keywords

Total Knee Arthroplasty Systemic Therapy Total Knee Replacement Infective Process Sinus Tract 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Engelbrecht
    • 1
  • L. Frommelt
    • 1
  1. 1.Endo-KlinikHamburgGermany

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