Two-stage revision arthroplasty for coagulase-negative staphylococcal periprosthetic joint infection of the hip and knee
Ewout S Veltman, Dirk Jan F Moojen, Rudolf W Poolman, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, OLVG, Joint Research OLVG, Amsterdam 1091AC, Netherlands
Ewout S Veltman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden 2333ZA, Netherlands
Marc L van Ogtrop, Department of Medical Microbiology, OLVG, Amsterdam 1091AC, Netherlands
Author contributions: Veltman ES, Moojen DJF, van Ogtrop ML, and Poolman RW designed the study; Veltman ES performed extraction, synthesis, and interpretation of data; Veltman ES, Moojen DJF, van Ogtrop ML, and Poolman RW drafted and/or revised the manuscript.
Informed consent statement: This study was exempt from acquiring written informed consent by the OLVG medical ethics committee, with study number 15.080.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflicts of interest related to the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Ewout S Veltman, MD, Doctor, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, OLVG, Joint Research OLVG, Oosterpark 9, Amsterdam 1091AC, Netherlands. E.firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 20, 2019
Peer-review started: May 20, 2019
First decision: July 31, 2019
Revised: August 14, 2019
Accepted: September 4, 2019
Article in press: September 4, 2019
Published online: October 18, 2019