Orthopedic management of pyogenic arthritis

Abstract

Septic arthritis results from bacterial invasion of the joint cavity. Joint infection is curable if timely, appropriate treatment is rendered. Antimicrobial drugs and removal of harmful substances produced by host defenses interacting with the organism are essential for restoring joint function.

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Correspondence to Keith C. Donatto MD.

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Donatto, K.C. Orthopedic management of pyogenic arthritis. Compr Ther 25, 411–417 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02944292

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Keywords

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Comp THER
  • Joint Aspiration