Does the use of tantalum (Ta) augments during a single-stage revision for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) infl uence the rate of surgical site infections (SSIs) or PJIs?

Authors: Rafael Llopis, Nemandra A Sandiford, Daniel Kendoff, Amir Sandifort
RECOMMENDATION: Findings of retrospective studies suggest that tantalum augments might have a protective effect against subsequent infection following single-stage revision joint in the context of PJI.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 58%, Disagree: 31%, Abstain: 11% (Simple Majority, No Consensus)

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