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

Published inActa orthopaedica, vol. 87, no. 2, p. 132-138
Publication date2016
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
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip/adverse effects
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee/adverse effects
  • Body Mass Index
  • Body Weight/physiology
  • Cefuroxime/therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections/epidemiology/etiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
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. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2015.1126157
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ISSN of the journal1745-3674
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