Do patients with adverse local tissue reactions (ALTRs) have a higher incidence of periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs)?

Authors: Benjamin A. McArthur, Michael Cross, John Andrawis, Carl Nunziato, Andrea Leyton-Mange
RECOMMENDATION: Yes. Patients with ALTRs appear to have a higher incidence of PJIs.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 95%, Disagree: 2%, Abstain: 3% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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