Knee Spacers in Periprosthetic Joint Infections: A Narrative Review

SUMMARY Introduction. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a most common causes of failure of total knee arthroplasty. Knee spacers can be static or dynamic and are commonly used in the management of periprosthetic joint infection. Several types of spacers are available including rods, fixator rods, inverse spacers, handmade, molded, or preformed spacers with a cement-on-cement interface. This article provides … Continued