Infection in Knee Replacement

This book provides an in-depth overview of the aetiology, treatment and prevention of infections following knee arthroplasty. It presents up-to-date information on available techniques and salvage procedures for complex patients with infected, total knee arthroplasty. Divided into 5 sections, this book explores biomaterials, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, including preoperative optimisation, in order to reduce knee infections. This book is a valuable reference resource for practicing orthopaedic surgeons, residents, and medical students wishing to understand the fundamental concepts in infectious disease medicine needed in current orthopaedic practice.  

  • Editors: Umile Giuseppe Longo Nicolaas C. Budhiparama Sébastien Lustig Roland Becker João Espregueira-Mendes