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World J Orthop. Jul 18, 2014; 5(3): 218-224
Published online Jul 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.218
Table 1 Overview of 11 studies reporting about prosthesis retention at the site of periprosthetic hip joint infections with regard to publication year, number of patients treated, type of infection, and level of evidence
Ref.Publication yearNumber of patientsType of infectionLevel of evidence
Aboltins et al[6]2007137 early1IV
6 late
Aboltins et al[7]201319All early1III
Anagnostakos et al[8]201012All late2IV
Choi et al[9]201228All early3III
Crockarell et al[10]19984219 early3IV
19 late
4 acute hematogenous
Kelm et al[11]200928All early2IV
Klouche et al[12]201112All early3IV
Lee et al[13]20131910 late3IV
9 acute hematogenous
Tsukayama et al[2]19964135 early3IV
6 acute hematogenous
Waagsbø et al[3]20094030 early4IV
10 late
Westberg et al[14]201338Early3IV