Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

, Volume 474, Issue 12, pp 2726–2727

Letter to the Editor: New Definition for Periprosthetic Joint Infection: From the Workgroup of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society

  • Willem-Jan Metsemakers
  • Thomas Fintan Moriarty
  • Mario Morgenstern
  • Richard Kuehl
  • Olivier Borens
  • Stephen Kates
  • Robert Geoff Richards
  • Michael Verhofstad
Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.1007/s11999-016-5087-6

Cite this article as:
Metsemakers, WJ., Moriarty, T.F., Morgenstern, M. et al. Clin Orthop Relat Res (2016) 474: 2726. doi:10.1007/s11999-016-5087-6

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© The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem-Jan Metsemakers
    • 1
  • Thomas Fintan Moriarty
    • 2
  • Mario Morgenstern
    • 3
  • Richard Kuehl
    • 4
  • Olivier Borens
    • 5
  • Stephen Kates
    • 6
  • Robert Geoff Richards
    • 2
  • Michael Verhofstad
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Trauma SurgeryUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.AO Research Institute DavosDavosSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma SurgeryUniversity Hospital of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  4. 4.Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital EpidemiologyUniversity Hospital of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  5. 5.Orthopaedic Septic Surgical UnitDepartment of the Locomotor Apparatus Lausanne University HospitalLausanneSwitzerland
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  7. 7.Department of Trauma SurgeryErasmus University Medical CentreRotterdamThe Netherlands

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