What is the optimal duration of oral antibiotic therapy after surgical treatment for prosthetic hip or knee joint infections?
Following surgical treatment for prosthetic joint infections, a 6-week course of oral antibiotic therapy is not as effective as a 12-week course and leads to a higher number of persistent or recurrent infections at 2 years.
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