Associations of diabetes mellitus with orthopaedic infections.


BACKGROUND Clinical experience suggests that a high proportion of orthopaedic infections occur in persons with diabetes. METHODS We reviewed several databases of adult patients hospitalized for orthopaedic infections at Geneva University Hospitals from 2004 to 2014 and retrieved 2740 episodes of infection. RESULTS Overall, diabetes was noted in the… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/23744235.2015.1082620