What is the diagnostic accuracy of histologic tests and thresholds used in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs)?

Authors: Thomas W. Bauer, Lars Lidgren, Annett e W.-Dahl
RECOMMENDATION: There is a variability of the histologic examination of intraoperative frozen sections as well as the thresholds used for the presence of neutrophils. The preparation and interpretation of frozen sections can be highly operator-dependent.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 88%, Disagree: 5%, Abstain: 7% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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