Authors: Kent Ellington, Thomas B. Bemenderfer
RECOMMENDATION: Two-stage exchange arthroplasty is recommended in the majority of cases following infected TAA. One-stage arthroplasty is only indicated in a limited patient population with acute infection, preoperatively identified low-virulence organisms and low risk patient factors.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Consensus
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 92%, Disagree: 8%, Abstain: 0% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)FA-31