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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 94390
Country Saudi Arabia
Category Orthopedics
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Native and prosthetic septic arthritis in a university hospital in Saudi Arabia: A retrospective study
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Reham Kaki
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Corresponding Author Reham Kaki, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jamaa Distinct, P.O. Box 80215, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia. rmkaki@kau.edu.sa
Key Words Septic arthritis; Native joint; Prosthetic joint; Epidemiology; Diagnostic criteria; Saudi Arabia
Core Tip Our retrospective study in Saudi Arabia reveals distinctive microbiological profiles and clinical characteristics of septic arthritis. Notably, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevails in native joints, while Brucella spp. is more common in prosthetic joints. We found a balanced gender distribution, with the knee being the most frequently affected joint. Joint preservation was achieved in the majority of cases, despite the need for surgical intervention. Comorbidities differed between native and prosthetic joints, impacting mortality rates. This study sheds light on important epidemiological aspects of septic arthritis in Saudi Arabia, guiding tailored diagnostic and management approaches.
Citation Kaki R. Native and prosthetic septic arthritis in a university hospital in Saudi Arabia: A retrospective study. World J Orthop 2024; In press
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ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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