Authors: Konstantinos Malizos, Georgios Komnos, Antonios Koutalos
RECOMMENDATION: There is no single objective clinical test or imaging approach established for the differentiation between a superficial SSI, a deep SSI and a PJI. We recommend that clinical evaluation, workup for infection and early joint aspiration should guide the decision.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 96%, Disagree: 3%, Abstain: 1% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)hk42