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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

New PJI Algorithm to be Presented at AAHKS Spring Meeting

Dr. Della ValleAAHKS President Craig J. Della Valle, MD, is moderating the Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Symposium at the 2018 AAHKS Spring Meeting. In a video posted to social media this week, Dr. Della Valle describes the new information that will be presented and discussed:

  • New diagnostic criteria for PJI
  • New algorithm for diagnosing infection
  • Topical agents for the prevention of PJI
  • Use of perioperative antibiotics
  • One-stage exchange

Dr. Della Valle will be joined by panelists Javad Parvizi, MD, R. Michael Meneghini, MD and Brian M. Curtin, MD. Watch the video on the AAHKS YouTube channel.

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