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ACE Report #8695
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS 2016: Articulating vs. static spacer in 2-stage revision after PJI of TKA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Articulating vs. Static Spacers in the Management of Periprosthetic Knee Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors: KR Berend CJ Della Valle SM Sporer J Parvizi M Austin A Chen PN Chalmers E Kayupov GK Deirmengian

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Synopsis

52 patients who developed periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and scheduled for two-stage replacement arthroplasty were randomized to either articulating or static antibiotic spacers. The purpose of this study was to compare the two types of spacers to determine the optimal treatment pertaining to range of motion, knee society score (KSS), mean operativ...

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