Deep infection after rotator cuff repair.

  title={Deep infection after rotator cuff repair.},
  author={G. S. Athwal and John W. Sperling and Damian M Rispoli and Robert H. Cofield},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={16 3},
Currently, there is little information available concerning the outcome of patients with infection after rotator cuff repair. The purpose of this study was to review retrospectively the incidence, clinical presentation, bacteriology, treatment, and outcomes of patients with rotator cuff repair complicated by deep infection. Between 1975 and 2003, 39 cases of deep infection after rotator cuff repair were identified in 38 patients. At a final follow-up of 8.2 years (range, 30 months to 19.8 years… CONTINUE READING

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