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No need to search for the source of haematogenous arthroplasty infections

Published in Swiss medical weekly. 2011, vol. 141, w13306
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 AdultAgedAged, 80 and overArthroplasty/adverse effectsBacteria/isolation & purificationBlood-Borne Pathogens/isolation & purificationClinical Laboratory Techniques/economicsFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHealth Care CostsHumansMaleMedical History TakingMiddle AgedProsthesis-Related Infections/diagnosis/microbiology/therapyRetrospective Studies
PMID: 22180157
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
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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 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24829

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