Infected total hip arthroplasty treated by an irrigation-debridement/component retention protocol. A prospective study in a 12-case series with minimum 2 years' follow-up.

INTRODUCTION Treatment of infection after total hip replacement (THR) is complex and costly. Debridement with component retention is an attractive solution. Success rates in the literature vary widely (18-90%) according to patient selection criteria. The present prospective study assessed the selection criteria used in our department. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING