What is the optimal implant for treatment of acute periprosthetic joint infection (PJI): reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) versus hemiarthroplasty?

Authors: Mark Frankle, Jason Hsu
RECOMMENDATION: The optimal implant for treatment of acute PJI is dependent on the status of the rotator cuff , humeral and glenoid bone stock, and patient factors.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 96%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 4% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)
RECOMMENDATION: The optimal implant for treatment of acute PJI is dependent on the status of the rotator cuff , humeral and glenoid bone stock, and patient factors.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 96%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 4% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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