Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Complications and Outcome of Orthopaedic Surgery.

@article{Luck1996HumanIV,
  title={Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Complications and Outcome of Orthopaedic Surgery.},
  author={Luck and Logan and Benson and Glasser},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={1996},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={297-304}
}
  • Luck, Logan, +1 author Glasser
  • Published 1996 in
    The Journal of the American Academy of…
Orthopaedic surgeons practicing in areas with a high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection may expect that up to 7% of their patients who undergo emergent procedures and 1% to 3% of those who undergo elective surgery will be HIV-positive. Although basic science studies have demonstrated impairment of defenses to routine orthopaedic pathogens as well as to opportunistic organisms, clinical studies have shown that this impairment has not resulted in an increased incidence of… CONTINUE READING