Unveiling the silent nemesis: periprosthetic joint infection-the burden and road to recovery


  • Arjun Ganesh Department of Orthopaedics, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher education and Research, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M. Mohan Kumar Department of Orthopaedics, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher education and Research, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India




Periprosthetic joint infection, Joint replacement surgery , Total knee arthroplasty


Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a devastating complication of joint replacement surgery that poses significant challenges for patients and healthcare systems. It is associated with increased morbidity, financial burdens, and emotional distress for patients. Understanding the risk factors for PJI and implementing preventive strategies are crucial to reducing its incidence and mitigating its impact on both individuals and healthcare institutions.


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