Diagnostic methods for prosthetic joint infection in Korea

Kyung Hwa Park, Robin Patel

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Abstract

Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) poses a burden on patients and health care resources. PJI diagnosis can be challenging, owing to imperfect definition, alongside inadequate diagnostic techniques. In this review, we describe consensus definitions of PJI, approaches to diagnosis using methods available in Korea, and novel diagnostic methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-209
Number of pages11
JournalInfection and Chemotherapy
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018

Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Infection
  • Joint
  • Korea
  • Prosthetic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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