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Artikulační spacer kolenního kloubu jako metoda volby při sanaci infekce totální endoprotézy kolene

Title in English The articulating spacer of knee joint as a method of choice for treatment of TKA infection

RAPI Jakub TOMÁŠ Tomáš

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ortopedie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Keywords TKA infection; articulating spacer; TKA infection treatment
Description Two-stage replantation is considered as the method of choice ín the treatment of TKA infections. Using articuiating spacer devised by Aaron Hofmann seems to be the optimal method of the first step of therapy - revision of infected TKA. The principle is to maintain the maximum possible mobility of the knee joint, preventing muscle atrophyand ensure effective treatment of infection.

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