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Prosthetic Joint Infection Diagnosis


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Prospective Vortexing/Sonication Clinical Study Hip or Knee Implants6

Slide 17

January 2010

In cases where the diagnosis of Prosthetic Joint Infection has not been established preoperatively, assessment for acute inflammation on intraoperative frozen section provides rapid intraoperative assessment for Prosthetic Joint Infection, with sensitivities of 43-100% and specificities of 77-100% (using cutoffs varying from >5 to ³10 polymorphonuclear leukocytes per high power field).

Prospective Vortexing


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