Authors: Germán Luis Farfalli, Peter Choong, Sam Francis
RECOMMENDATION: Unknown. There is no data that supports the best time delay between preoperative chemo/radiotherapy and a surgical tumor resection to minimize the incidence of SSI/PJI. There are multiple intrinsic factors of each patient that can determine the best time to implant an endoprosthesis after a neoadjuvant treatment. Although no significance was seen between preoperative radiotherapy and surgical timing on wound complications (WC), trends suggest rates are lower if surgery is performed between 3 and 6 weeks following radiotherapy.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Consensus
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)124-1