Continuing Medical Education (CME)
New Developments in Diagnosing and Treating Hip and Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Guide for Orthopaedic Surgeons
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
William Jiranek, MD, FACS
This 15-minute publication begins with a brief video in which a clinical expert reviews recent changes in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), including Musculoskeletal Infection Society criteria and newly identified synovial biomarkers. The publication then discusses approaches for confirming a diagnosis of PJI and reviews available treatment strategies, including surgical and pharmacologic options.
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