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Classification of Prosthetic Joint Infections

  • Rihard TrebšeEmail author
  • Anže Mihelič
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Abstract

This chapter presents the development of classification systems for PJI and the rationale behind them. Their features are discussed and compared for the reader to understand the strengths and the weaknesses. The most important and widely used is presented and discussed in some detail.

Keywords

Classification Infections Symptoms Presentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department for Bone Infections and Adult ReconstructionsOrthopaedic Hospital ValdoltraAnkaranSlovenia

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