Authors: Denis Nam, Hongyi Shao, Maurilio Marcacci
RECOMMENDATION: Unknown. PAIs are an eff ective adjunct treatment for pain control following primary total joint arthroplasty (TJA), but their eff ectiveness and impact on the rates of SSIs/PJIs in the revision sett ing has not been investigated. The use of PAIs at the time of reimplantation
can be performed at the surgeon’s discretion.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 91%, Disagree: 5%, Abstain: 4% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)hk29