What are the indications for interim cement spacer exchange or repeat irrigation and debridement (I&D) instead of reimplantation?

Authors: Jorge Manrique, Igor Shubnyakov, Karan Goswami
RECOMMENDATION: Interim cement spacer exchange and/or repeat I&D may be performed, instead of reimplantation, in the presence of persistent infection and/or mechanical complications.
LEVEL OF RECOMMENDATION: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 97%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 3% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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