Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients.

@article{Snir2014OutcomesOT,
  title={Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients.},
  author={Nimrod Snir and Theodore S. Wolfson and Ran Schwarzkopf and Stephanie Swensen and Carlos M Alvarado and Mathew Hamula and Alan J. Dayan},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={157-61}
}
Today, patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) live long enough to develop chronic degenerative and HIV-associated joint disease. There is a growing population of patients infected with HIV who are candidates for total hip arthroplasty (THA). A total of 31 HIV-positive, non-hemophilic patients undergoing 41 THAs at our institution between 2000 and 2012 were identified. In-hospital medical complications were reported in 5 of 41 hips, all of which resolved prior to discharge. Deep… CONTINUE READING