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Long-Term Patient-Related Quality of Life after Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection

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Walter, Nike ; Rupp, Markus ; Hierl, Katja ; Koch, Matthias ; Kerschbaum, Maximilian ; Worlicek, Michael ; Alt, Volker
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 29 Jun 2021 15:41


Background: We aimed to evaluate the impact of knee periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) by assessing the patients' long-term quality of life and explicitly their psychological wellbeing after successful treatment. Methods: Thirty-six patients with achieved eradication of infection after knee PJI were included. Quality of life was evaluated with the EQ-5D and SF-36 outcome instruments as well as ...


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