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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in TKA Treated With Revision and Direct Intraarticular Antibiotic Infusion

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Description: Questions/purposes We asked whether single-stage revision and direct antibiotic infusion for infected TKA would control infection in patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.
Conclusions One-stage revision and 6 weeks of intraarticular vancomycin administration controlled infection in MRSA infected TKA with no apparent complications.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in TKA Treated With Revision and Direct Intraarticular Antibiotic Infusion Leo A. Whiteside, Michael Peppers, Tariq A. Nayfeh & Marcel E. Roy. CORR 2010 Volume 469, Number 1, 26-33,

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Author/Contact: Whiteside et al
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Language: English

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Added: Tue Dec 28 2010