Does deep chronic infection after total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) require implant removal?

Authors: Jonathan Kaplan, Steven Raikin

RECOMMENDATION: Yes. Deep chronic infection after TAA requires implant removal unless otherwise contraindicated.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Strong

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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