No association between previous general infection and prosthetic joint infection after total hip arthroplasty - A national register-based cohort study on 58,449 patients who
Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a serious complication associated with increased risk of death. There is limited knowledge about the association between infection before THA, and risk revision due to PJI. We investigated the association between any previous hospital-diagnosed or community-treated infection 0 to 6 months prior to primary THA and the risk of revision.
Knee pain? Genicular artery embolization can offer relief
Treatment for osteoarthritis ranges from over-the-counter medication to complete knee replacements. But people who live with osteoarthritis may benefit from a new procedure called genicular artery embolization (GAE).
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During knee replacement recovery, avoiding certain activities and behaviors is important to ensure a smooth healing process and minimize the risk of complications.