Relationship between haematoma in femoral neck fractures contamination and early postoperative prosthetic joint infection.


INTRODUCTION Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) after femoral neck fracture is associated with a higher mortality, morbidity and economic costs. Although is well known that the presence of a post surgical haematoma is associated with infection, in our knowledge there are no articles evaluating the contamination of the femoral neck fracture haematoma and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.09.006