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Perioperative Surgical Site Infections and Complications in Elective Orthopedic Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Agents − Discontinue or Not, Clinical Dilemma

By Koichiro Komiya and Nobuki Terada

Submitted: May 17th 2012Reviewed: October 2nd 2012Published: January 2nd 2013

DOI: 10.5772/54012

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Koichiro Komiya and Nobuki Terada (January 2nd 2013). Perioperative Surgical Site Infections and Complications in Elective Orthopedic Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Agents − Discontinue or Not, Clinical Dilemma, Innovative Rheumatology Hiroaki Matsuno, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/54012. Available from:

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