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Title Infection in knee replacement / Umile Giuseppe Longo, Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, Sébastien Lustig, Roland Becker, João Espregueira-Mendes, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2022]


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 365 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Epidemiology and socioeconomic impact of infections in knee replacement -- Aetiology and pathogenesis of knee replacement infections. Biomaterials in artificial joint replacement. The role of the surface on bacteria-implant interactions -- In-vitro and in-vivo models for the study of prosthetic joint infections. Clinical manifestation. General and local symptoms. Diagnosis. Laboratory diagnosis -- Microbiological diagnosis -- Molecular analysis and histological evaluation -- Imaging -- Definitional criteria and algorithms of diagnosis. Treatment of knee replacement infections. Systemic antibiotic therapy -- Innovative pharmacological strategies -- Surgical approaches -- DAIR -- One stage -- Two stage -- Static spacers -- Dynamic spacers -- Arthrodesis -- Outcomes -- Complications -- Resistant germs. Current evidence on prevention of knee replacement infections. Medical optimization of patient prior to surgery -- Antibiotic prophylaxis during primary and revision joint replacement -- Preoperative management -- Intraoperative management -- Dental Procedures after joint replacement -- Thromboprophylaxis and haematomas -- Antibiotic impregnated cement -- Arthroplasty following Prior septic arthritis -- Antibiotic-loaded cement in primary and revision joint replacement -- Operative Room -- Tourniquet -- Intraarticular injection prior Joint replacement
Summary This book provides an in-depth overview of the aetiology, treatment and prevention of infections following knee arthroplasty. It presents up-to-date information on available techniques and salvage procedures for complex patients with infected, total knee arthroplasty. Divided into 5 sections, this book explores biomaterials, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, including preoperative optimisation, in order to reduce knee infections. This book is a valuable reference resource for practicing orthopaedic surgeons, residents, and medical students wishing to understand the fundamental concepts in infectious disease medicine needed in current orthopaedic practice
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 19, 2021)
Subject Total knee replacement -- Infections
Knee -- Surgery -- Infections
Sports medicine.
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee -- adverse effects
Prosthesis-Related Infections
Sports Medicine
Sports medicine
Form Electronic book
Author Longo, Umile Giuseppe, editor
Budhiparama, Nicolaas C. (Nicolaas Cyrillus), 1961- editor
Lustig, Sébastien, editor
Becker, Roland, editor
Espregueira-Mendes, João, editor
ISBN 9783030815530