Priority 22 from the Revision Knee Replacement PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: If necessary following infection in a knee replacement, should revision surgery be done in one or two operations? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
|JLA question ID
|There are different approaches that can be used when knee replacement surgery is revised due to infection. In what situations is it appropriate to perform such revision in one operation, and when should two operations be considered? What are the outcomes associated with these options?
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|When do to second stage revision for PJI? ~ What is role of single stage revision for infection ~ In the context of infection, is there a difference in outcome between single and two stage revision surgery? ~ Why do not all surgeons do 1 stage revision for infection?
|See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|Revision Knee Replacement
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|32 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|21 May 2019