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Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is the most serious and feared complication in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and can have catastrophic consequences. The number of total knee arthroplasties is increasing, so infections could also be greater in the future. The aim of this study is to identify the most relevant risk factors associated with infection after a total knee arthroplasty.
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Name: Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
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An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Replacement for a knee joint.
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