Periprosthetic infections after total shoulder arthroplasty: a 33-year perspective.

@article{Singh2012PeriprostheticIA,
  title={Periprosthetic infections after total shoulder arthroplasty: a 33-year perspective.},
  author={Jasvinder A Singh and John W. Sperling and Cathy D. Schleck and William Scott Harmsen and Robert H. Cofield},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={1534-41}
}
BACKGROUND To examine the rates and predictors of deep periprosthetic infections after primary total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). METHODS We used prospectively collected data on all primary TSA patients from 1976-2008 at Mayo Clinic Medical Center. We estimated survival free of deep periprosthetic infections after primary TSA using Kaplan-Meier survival. Univariate and multivariable Cox regression was used to assess the association of patient-related factors (age, gender, body mass index… CONTINUE READING

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