Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is among the most serious complications in the field of endoprosthetics. The number of PJIs is increasing worldwide and poses a real interdisciplinary challenge for everyone involved. For the patient concerned, it is necessary to promptly work out an adequate therapy solution to fight off the infection. Both the clinical experience of the surgeon and the proper diagnostic processes are prerequisite for the reliable detection and identification of an infection.
On the basis of their personal experience, specialists from all over the world present, explain and discuss
- preventive approaches
- appropriate diagnostic strategies for detection
- reproducible effective surgical treatments
- economic impact of PJI
This book is a solid platform for comparing own approach to PJI treatment with specialists’ recommendations.