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Meta-analysis
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No need to search for the source of haematogenous arthroplasty infections

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 141, w13306
Publication date2011
Abstract

Prosthetic joint infections (PJI) may be a potential sentinel event for an unknown neoplastic or infectious source in elderly patients. However, the value and cost-effectiveness of investigations to determine the origin of these infections is unknown.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Arthroplasty/adverse effects
  • Bacteria/isolation & purification
  • Blood-Borne Pathogens/isolation & purification
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques/economics
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Health Care Costs
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Medical History Taking
  • Middle Aged
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections/diagnosis/microbiology/therapy
  • Retrospective Studies
Citation (ISO format)
BOUVET, Cindy et al. No need to search for the source of haematogenous arthroplasty infections. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2011, vol. 141, p. w13306. doi: 10.4414/smw.2011.13306
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