Do patients undergoing outpatient total joint arthroplasty (TJA) have a higher incidence of surgical site infections/periprosthetic joint infections (SSIs/PJIs)?

Authors: Francisco Reyes, Jorge Manrique, Mojieb Manzary, Wei Huang

RECOMMENDATION: No. Patients undergoing outpatient total joint arthroplasty do not have a higher incidence of SSIs/PJIs.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 83%, Disagree: 8%, Abstain: 9% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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