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One hundred and twelve infected arthroplasties treated with 'DAIR' (debridement, antibiotics and implant retention): antibiotic duration and outcome.

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OBJECTIVES: We describe treatment failure rates by antibiotic duration for prosthetic joint infection (PJI) managed with debridement, antibiotics and implant retention (DAIR). METHODS: We retrospectively collected data from all the cases of PJI that were managed with DAIR over a 5 year period. Surgical debridement, microbiological sampling, early intravenous antibiotics and prolonged oral follow-on antibiotics were used. RESULTS: One hundred and twelve cases of PJI were identified. Twenty in...

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10.1093/jac/dkp107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
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Author
Journal:
Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
63
Issue:
6
Pages:
1264-1271
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Language:
English
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pubs:65368
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uuid:284cdb1a-4978-4fbd-8afe-eab9bbfc1211
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pubs:65368
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65368
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2013-09-17

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