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Table 3 Riskfactors for prosthetic joint infections

From: Prosthetic joint infection development of an evidence-based diagnostic algorithm

Author Year LoE (n = x) Risk factor CoR
Huotari et al. 2007 LoE II n = 8201   
Smarbrekke et al. 2004 LoE II n = 31,750   
Kurtz et al. 2010 LoE II n = 69,663 Extended time CoR I
Uckay et al. 2009 LoE I n = 6001   
Berbari et al. 1998 LoE II n = 26,505   
Dowsey et al. 2009 LoE III n = 1214   
Peersman et al. 2001 LoE III n = 6120   
Lübbeke et al. 2007 LoE II n = 2495   
Dowsey et al. 2008 LoE III n = 1207   
Pulido et al. 2008 LoE III n = 9245 Obesity CoR I
Namba et al. 2012 LoE II n = 30,491   
Namba et al. 2013 LoE II n = 56,216   
Malinzak et al. 2009 LoE III n = 8494   
Peel et al. 2011 LoE III n = 1200   
Berbari et al. 2012 LoE III n = 678 Malnutrition CoR III
Namba et al. 2013 LoE II n = 56,216   
Malinzak et al. 2009 LoE III n = 8494 Diabetes CoR I
Peersman et al. 2001 LoE III n = 6120   
Mraovic et al. 2011 LoE III n = 1948   
Dowsey et al. 2008 LoE III n = 1207   
Peersman et al. 2001 LoE III n = 6120   
Jämsen et al. 2009 LoE II n = 43,149 Immunsuppression CoR I
Pulido et al. 2008 LoE II n = 9245   
Peel et al. 2011 LoE III n = 63   
Berbari et al. 1998 LoE II n = 26,505   
Bongratz et al. 2008 LoE III n = 462   
Jämsen et al. 2009 LoE II n = 43,149 Prior infection CoR II
Aslam et al. 2010 LoE III n = 126   
Coelho-Prabhu et al. 2013 LoE III n = 678 Bacteremia CoR III
Murdoch et al. 2001 LoE III n = 80   
Murray et al. 1991 Level III n = 159 Metachronous infections CoR III
Luessenhop et al. 1996 Level III n = 145   
Portillo et al. 2013 LoE I n = 116 Implant loosening CoR I
Sousa et al. 2013 LoE III n = 2497 Bacteriuria CoR III
Berbari et al. 2010 Level III n = 678 Dental CoR III