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Kevin Staats Kevin Staats, BSc

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery (Division of Orthopedics)
Position: Doctor-in-training

ORCID: 0000-0002-3459-5773


Arthroplasty; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Joint Prosthesis

Research interests

  • periprosthetic joint infections
  • implant surface modifications
  • total joint arthroplasty
  • revision arthroplasty
  • musculoskeletal oncology

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., 2017. Preoperative MRI is helpful but not sufficient to detect associated lesions in patients with chronic ankle instability. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 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: