Delayed wound healing and nutritional deficiencies after total hip arthroplasty.

Abstract

Ninety-two patients (103 hips) treated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) were assessed before and after operation to determine nutritional status and any correlation with delayed wound healing. Parameters indicative of nutritional status (serum albumin and serum transferrin) were assessed, along with immunologic and anthropometric parameters. Delayed wound… (More)

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