Infection after shoulder arthroplasty.

  title={Infection after shoulder arthroplasty.},
  author={John W. Sperling and T K Kozak and Arlen D. Hanssen and Robert H. Cofield},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Between 1972 and 1994, 2279 patients underwent primary shoulder arthroplasty (2512 shoulders) and 194 patients underwent revision shoulder arthroplasty (222 shoulders) at the authors' institution. Of these, 18 patients with primary shoulder arthroplasties (19 shoulders) and seven patients with revision shoulder arthroplasties (seven shoulders) were diagnosed with deep periprosthetic infection. Additionally, during this period, seven patients (seven shoulders) with primary shoulder… CONTINUE READING
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