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Table 3 Prosthetic Joint Infection locations are summarized in Table 3

From: Poor outcome of octogenarians admitted to ICU due to periprosthetic joint infections: a retrospective cohort study

  n = 57
(Mean ± SD)
n (%)
Hip 41 (71.9%)
Knee 14 (24.6%)
Hip and Knee 2 (3.5%)
Acute Infection (<  4 weeks) 8 (14%)
Chronic Infection (>  4 weeks) 49 (86%)
Number of surgical interventions since prothesis implantation 2.19 ± 3.2 (0.10)