What is the minimum necessary volume of irrigation solution to use in debridement, antibiotics and implant retention (DAIR) treatment of acute periprosthetic joint infection (PJI)?

Authors: Wayne G. Paprosky, Evan Schwechter, Linda I. Suleiman, Jeremy Loloi, FosterChen
RECOMMENDATION: We recommend that 6-9L of irrigation solution, including saline or antiseptic solution such as sterile dilute povidoneiodine, is used during DAIR treatment of acute PJI.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Consensus
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 90%, Disagree: 7%, Abstain: 3% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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