Regional Antibiotics in Prevention of Early PJI in TKR

Presenter’s name (Last, First): Hellman, Jorgen

Qualifications: FRACS

Affiliations: John Hunter Hospital (HNELHD), Newcastle, AOA, Uni Newc. Baseball Club

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Background / Introduction:
Deep infection after total knee replacement arthroplasty is obviously a devastating and costly complication. Regional antibiotics via intra-osseous delivery as routine prophylaxis for TKR has shown a significant reduction in early PJI. Technique and published literature will be presented as well as the presenters personal results.

Level of Evidence & Study type: 3 Retrospective Audit

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