Massive structural allograft in revision of septic hip arthroplasty

  title={Massive structural allograft in revision of septic hip arthroplasty},
  author={Imran Ilyas and D. Morgan},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
We reviewed 10 patients who had undergone two-stage reconstruction with massive structural allografts following failure of hip arthroplasty due to infection. The mean follow-up time was more than 5 years (range 3–10 years). There was no case of the infection recurring. The most common pathogen isolated at the time of first-stage surgery was Staphylococcus epidermidis. The mean preoperative modified Harris Hip score was 27.4 (range 9–58) and the mean postoperative score was 73.5 (range 53–92… CONTINUE READING

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