AAOS 2016: Oral antibiotics correlated with fewer re-infections after two-stage TJA
Oral Antibiotics Reduce Reinfection Following 2-Stage Exchange: A Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial
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94 patients scheduled to undergo two-stage exchange arthroplasty were randomized to either receive or not receive a 3-month oral antibiotic treatment following completion of second stage reimplantation. The purpose of this study was to determine if an intensive antibiotic therapy would be associated with a lower incidence of re-infection prevention failures, as assessed by a log rank survival curv...
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