WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator

WAIOT Peri-Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Definition Calculator

 

Instructions for Use

  1. Download the excel file that you find below

2.  Enter 1 per each positive Rule IN test in the third column, as shown below

[A minimum of two Rule IN tests must be performed in any given patient, even if only one or less can be positive !]

WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator Rule IN.png

3.  Enter -1 per each negative Rule OUT test in the fifth column, as shown below

[A minimum of two Rule OUT tests must be performed in any given patient, even if only one or less can be negative !]

WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator Rule OUT.png

4.  Look at the Result.

[Pay attention that cut-off values of some tests may change due to the presence of sinus or conditions or treatments affecting the  immunological/inflammatory response !]

WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator Result.png

5. Interpret the Result in light of the clinical history and data, according to the algorithm shown below.

WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator Interpretation.png

6. Validate the Interpretation of the Result on the basis of operative findings, according to the algorithm shown below.

WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator Confirmation.png

Disclaimer

The WAIOT PJI (Peri-Prosthetic Joint Infection) Definition Calculator is designed

for educational and research purposes only. 

The WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator is not intended

for medical or clinical use and it has not been cleared or registered as a diagnostic tool.