• PIANO study gives insight into successful prosthetic joint infection management

    1 day ago - By Healio

    Prosthetic joint replacement surgery changes the lives of millions annually, but complications, including prosthetic joint infection, occur in 1% to 2% of patients following large joint replacement.
    Prosthetic joint infections lead to patient morbidity and place a significant financial burden on the health care system, with annual costs in the United States exceeding $1.6 billion in 2020. Experts predict that there will be 4 million total knee and hip arthroplasties annually in the U.S. by 2030. It is critical to determine the best management for optimal outcomes.
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