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ACE Report #11406
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS2019: Betadine lavage superior to placebo for reducing infection risk in aseptic revision TJA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Dilute Betadine Lavage Reduces the Risk of Acute Postoperative Infection in Aseptic Revision Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: CJ Della Valle SM Sporer BR Levine D Nam TL Gerlinger C Culvern TE Calkins

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Synopsis

478 patients scheduled for revision total hip or knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive lavage with diluted betadine or normal saline prior to wound closure. Outcomes of interest included the incidence of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), and the incidence of wound complications excluding PJI. The results from the study revealed a significantly lower incidence of PJI in the betadine grou...

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