RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF LOW GRADE TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY INFECTIONS

@inproceedings{Oliveira2015RETROSPECTIVESO,
  title={RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF LOW GRADE TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY INFECTIONS},
  author={Marques de Oliveira and F. de Oliveira Ramalho and Renata Couto and Maria Emilie Corr{\^e}a Gomes and Jaqueline Moura and V{\'i}tor de Lacerda Caetano and Mecleine Mendes},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of low-grade infections in total hip arthroplasty revisions and the clinical outcomes after two-time revision surgery.Retrospective study of total hip arthroplasty revision surgery between January of 2012 and December of 2013. Inclusion criteria: two-time revision surgery, PCR (pre and post-op) white blood cells count and microbiological culture. The diagnosis of low-grade infection was based on the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ (AAOS… CONTINUE READING

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