Key clinical point: Deep surgical-site infections aren’t uncommon after surgery for periarticular knee fractures.
Major finding: About 5.7% of patients developed surgical-site infections after surgery for periarticular knee fractures.
Study details: A meta-analysis of 117 studies with 11,432 surgical patients.
Disclosures: One author reported receiving grants from Zimmer Biomet and DePuy Synthes outside the submitted work. No other disclosures were reported. No study funding was reported.
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