Authors: Antonia F. Chen, Michael Kheir, Francisco Montilla
RECOMMENDATION: The litt le data on this subject suggests that the risk of PJIs may be higher when an elective arthroplasty follows a contaminated case. The risk may be reduced if terminal cleaning of the operating room can be done after the dirty case. Further studies are necessary to
elucidate this connection.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 93%, Disagree: 4%, Abstain: 3% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)hk19