What metrics should be used to determine the optimal timing of reimplantation for patients with a resected oncologic endoprosthesis?

Authors: Roberto Velez, Michelle Ghert, James Yan, Matias Vicente

RECOMMENDATION: Prior to reimplantation of an oncologic endoprosthesis after a previous resection, surgeons must ensure that the infection has been eradicated from the surgical bed. This would be determined via a sterile aspirate from the joint cavity following the antibiotic treatment.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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