TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2016, Cilt 15, Sayı, 2     (Sayfalar: 078-090)

Patient-related risk factors for periprosthetic joint infection

Ömer Faruk Erkoçak 1

1 Selçuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, Konya

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2016.10
Görüntüleme: 80
İndirme : 69

Periprosthetic joint infection is a devastating complication after total joint arthroplasty associated with substantial patient morbidity. Prevention is the most important strategy to deal with this disabling complication, and should begin with identifying patient-related risk factors. Patient-related risk factors such as morbid obesity, malnutrition, hyperglycemia, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, preoperative anemia, cardiovascular disorders, chronic renal failure, smoking, alcohol abuse, and depression should be evaluated and optimized prior to surgery.

Anahtar Kelimeler : total joint artoplasty; prosthetic infection; risk factors