Low-grade infections as a possible cause of arthrofibrosis after total knee arthroplasty

Abstract Purpose Arthrofibrosis after total knee arthroplasty represents a considerable burden for the patient and a therapeutic challenge for the practitioner. One possible cause discussed in the literature is a low-grade infection. This hypothesis should be examined within the scope of this retros...

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Main Authors: C. Brückner, E. Straube, I. Petersen, S. Sachse, P. Keller, F. Layher, G. Matziolis, U. Spiegl, D. Zajonz, M. Edel, A. Roth
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: BMC 2019-01-01
Series:Patient Safety in Surgery
Subjects:
PCR
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13037-018-0181-1