A two stage re-implantation protocol for the treatment of deep periprosthetic hip infection. Mid to long-term results.

Abstract

Deep periprosthetic hip infection is a devastating complication. Goal of treatment is infection eradication and durable functional reconstruction. Two-stage re-implantation is the standard of treatment. From January 1998 to December 2004 we treated 38 patients with an infected THA. There were 24 females and 14 males, with a mean age of 67 years (61-75). The… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/HIP.2012.9571

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