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Kevin Staats, Kevin Staats, BSc

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery (Division of Orthopedics)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0002-3459-5773


Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee; Periprosthetic Fractures

Research interests

  • total joint replacement
  • revision arthroplasty
  • periprosthetic joint infections
  • osseointegration
  • implant surface modifications

Selected publications

  1. Staats, K. et al., 2017. Outcome of Total Hip and Total Knee Revision Arthroplasty With Minor Infection Criteria: A Retrospective Matched-Pair Analysis. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 32(4), pp.1266-1271. Available at:
  2. Staats, K. et al., 2019. Does a Competing Risk Analysis Show Differences in the Cumulative Incidence of Revision Surgery Between Patients with Oncologic and Non-oncologic Conditions After Distal Femur Replacement? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, p.1. Available at:
  3. Staats, K. et al., 2018. Failed Two-Stage Exchange: Factors Leading to Unachievable Endoprosthetic Reconstruction After Multiple Revision Surgeries. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 33(1), pp.195-199. Available at:
  4. Sigmund, I.K. et al., 2017. Qualitative α-defensin test (Synovasure) for the diagnosis of periprosthetic infection in revision total joint arthroplasty. Bone & Joint Journal, 99-B(1), pp.66-72. Available at:
  5. Staats, K. et al., 2017. Computer navigation-assisted surgery for musculoskeletal tumors: a closer look into the learning curve. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology. Available at: