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Table 1 Patient demographic, clinical, and outcome characteristics

From: High cure rate of periprosthetic hip joint infection with multidisciplinary team approach using standardized two-stage exchange

Variable Hip PJI, n = 84
Age, years 70 ± 9
CCI (age-adjusted) 4 ± 1.9
Previous septic revision 39 (46)
 1 septic revision 17
 2 septic revisions 8
 > 2 septic revisions 14
CRP at admission (mg/l) 44.9 ± 76.9
Microbiology
 Monomicrobial 35 (42)
 Polymicrobial 38 (45)
 Negative 11 (13)
 Difficult-to-treat 18 (21)
Time to reimplantation (day) 61 ± 29.8
 Short (< 6 weeks) 18 (21)
 Long (> 6 weeks) 66 (79)
Surgery in prosthesis-free interval 13 (16)
Total duration of antibiotic therapy (days) 116 ± 35.1
Total length of hospital stay (days) 33.8 ± 17.5
Positive microbiology at reimplantation 18 (21)
CRP at reimplantation (mg/l) 13.6 ± 14.9
Treatment failure 9 (11.7)
  1. The values are given as the mean and the standard deviation
  2. The values are given as the number with the percentage of the group in parentheses