Post-arthroscopic septic arthritis of the knee. Analysis of the outcome after treatment in a case series and systematic literature review.

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Summary of "Post-arthroscopic septic arthritis of the knee. Analysis of the outcome after treatment in a case series and systematic literature review."

The aim of this study was to review the characteristics of patients with septic arthritis after ACL reconstruction comparing our results with those deriving from the literature review.


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Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
ISSN: 2284-0729
Pages: 76-85


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