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

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We thank the following individuals for their involvement and invaluable input throughout the development of this document: Robert Barrack MD, Keith Berend MD, Sandra Berrios-Torres (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Kevin Bozic MD, John Esterhai MD, Ryan Fagan (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Thomas Fehring MD, Terry Gioe MD, Teresa Horan (from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Steven Kurtz PhD, Bas Masri MD, Arvind Nana MD, Douglas Osmon MD, John Segreti MD, and Mark Spangehl MD.

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Parvizi, J., Zmistowski, B., Berbari, E.F. et al. New Definition for Periprosthetic Joint Infection: From the Workgroup of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society. Clin Orthop Relat Res 469, 2992 (2011).

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  • Acne
  • Periprosthetic Joint Infection
  • Periprosthetic Fracture
  • Periprosthetic Tissue
  • Inflammatory Arthropathy