Are there any contraindications to knee or hip aspiration prior to revision surgery?

Authors: Mahmoud Abdel Karim, Derek Ward, Jonathan Danoff
RECOMMENDATION: There are no clearly identifi ed contraindications to aspiration of the knee or hip joint performed as part of the patient workup for infection.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 90%, Disagree: 8%, Abstain: 2% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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