TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2016, Cilt 15, Sayı, 2     (Sayfalar: 096-102)

Periprosthetic infections: microbiology, antibiotic usage

Halit Özsüt 1

1 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2016.12
Görüntüleme: 495
İndirme : 786

Periprosthetic joint infection is a tremendous burden for patients. While a small minority of joint arthroplasties will become infected, appropriate management is critical to preserve or restore adequate function and prevent excess morbidity. In this review, we discuss the microbiology and the antibiotic applications for periprosthetic joint infections.

Anahtar Kelimeler : prosthesis, infection, antibiotic