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AAHKS Amplified logoThis discussion covers a one-year study of the use of oral antibiotics to curtail periprosthetic joint infection in high-risk primary total joint surgery. This paper was awarded The AAHKS Clinical Research Award at the 30th AAHKS Annual Meeting. Read the abstract.

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  1. Extended oral antibiotics leads to lowered risk of PJI in TJA
  2. High risk group had lower infection rate than low risk group using oral antibiotics
  3. Oral antibiotics are low-cost and effective in preventing PJI in TJA

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Stefano A. Bini, MD
Dustin J. Schuett, DO
Michael M. Kheir, MD
Michael Meneghini, MD

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