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Body mass and weight thresholds for increased prosthetic joint infection rates after primary total joint arthroplasty

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Lübbeke, Anne
Vu, Diemlan
Published in Acta Orthopaedica. 2016, vol. 87, no. 2, p. 132-138
Abstract Obesity increases the risk of deep infection after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Our objective was to determine whether there may be body mass index (BMI) and weight thresholds indicating a higher prosthetic joint infection rate.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overAnti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useAntibiotic ProphylaxisArthroplasty, Replacement, Hip/adverse effectsArthroplasty, Replacement, Knee/adverse effectsBody Mass IndexBody Weight/physiologyCefuroxime/therapeutic useFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansIncidenceMaleMiddle AgedProspective StudiesProsthesis-Related Infections/epidemiology/etiologyRisk FactorsTreatment OutcomeYoung Adult
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PMID: 26731633
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LÜBBEKE, Anne et al. Body mass and weight thresholds for increased prosthetic joint infection rates after primary total joint arthroplasty. In: Acta Orthopaedica, 2016, vol. 87, n° 2, p. 132-138. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:87629

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