Are there differences in outcomes and survivorship between knee arthrodesis (KA) and above-knee amputations (AKA) for chronic knee periprosthetic joint injections (PJIs)?

Authors: Mohammad Ghazavi, Hamidreza Yazdi
RECOMMENDATION: Yes, an AKA for the treatment of chronic PJI in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has a lower functional outcome, and higher mortality rate than KA.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 82%, Disagree: 13%, Abstain: 5% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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