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Etiology of Above-knee Amputations in the United States

Is Periprosthetic Joint Infection an Emerging Cause?

Schuett, Dustin, DO

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®: October 2018 - Volume 476 - Issue 10 - p 1961–1963
doi: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000274

D. Schuett, Orthopaedic Surgeon, US Naval Hospital Okinawa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, FPO, AP 96362, USA

Dustin Schuett DO, US Naval Hospital Okinawa Department of Orthopaedic Surgery PSC 482 Box 1600 FPO, AP 96362 USA Email:

This CORR Insights® is a commentary on the article “Etiology of Above-knee Amputations in the United States: Is Periprosthetic Joint Infection an Emerging Cause?” by George and colleagues available at: DOI: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000166.

The author certifies that neither he, nor any members of his immediate family, have any commercial associations (such as consultancies, stock ownership, equity interest, patent/licensing arrangements, etc.) that might pose a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article.

Dustin J. Schuett, is an employee of the US Government and this work was prepared as part of their official duties. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Navy, Department of the Army, Department of Defense, nor the US Government. Nothing in the presentation implies any Federal/Department of Defense/Department of the Navy endorsement.

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The opinions expressed are those of the writers, and do not reflect the opinion or policy of CORR® or The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®.

This CORR Insights® comment refers to the article available at DOI: 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000166.

© 2018 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW
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