A spoonful of sugar: commentary on an article by Annette L. Adams, PhD, MPH, et al.: "surgical outcomes of total knee replacement according to diabetes status and glycemic control, 2001 to 2009".

  • Paul A. Manner
  • Published 2013 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Poor glycemic control in patients with diabetes may be associated with adverse surgical outcomes. We sought to determine the association of diabetes status and preoperative glycemic control with several surgical outcomes, including revision arthroplasty and deep infection. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study in five regions of a… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01559

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