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Meningitis or epidural abscesses after neuraxial block for removal of infected hip or knee prostheses.

Authors
  • Gritsenko, K
  • Marcello, D
  • Liguori, G A
  • Jules-Elysée, K
  • Memtsoudis, S G
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Anaesthesia
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
108
Issue
3
Pages
485–490
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/bja/aer416
PMID: 22180468
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Based on clinical criteria, our findings suggest that the incidence of central nervous system infection after neuraxial anaesthesia in patients with infected hip and knee prostheses is low after neuraxial block.

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