Periprosthetic Joint Infections

  • Springer
  • 2016
  • 0
  • CH
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9783319300917

This book provides a state-of-the-art,worldwide overview of treatment options available for periprosthetic joint infection(PJI). It highlights areas where tremendous progress has been made over thepast few years, looking at current evidence, projecting a way forward, anddiscussing key topics where ongoing research is needed and could potentiallyhave a huge impact on the field. In addition to familiarising readers with effectivediagnostics and treatment strategies, factors such as socioeconomicsand associated morbidity are also examined in relation to thisincreasingly common condition. Periprosthetic Joint Infections: Changing Paradigms includes expert guidance based on the best available evidence and practice thatcan be applied in even the most difficult infection cases. To create thiskeystone resource for the orthopaedic community, the editors have broughttogether prominent experts from Europe and the US to give an international,authoritative perspective on this important topic. This book is an essentialguide for specialists who deal with challenging cases of PJI in clinicalpractice or researchers who are seeking a reference point to undertake furtherstudies in this  growing area.