Routine one-stage exchange for chronic infection after total hip replacement

Abstract

We hypothesized that a routine one-stage exchange for treatment of chronically infected total hip replacement (THR) will lead to (1) a higher rate of infection recurrence and (2) a poorer hip outcome than the published rates after two-stage exchange. Sixty-five cases have been treated consecutively with one-stage exchange. All patients have been followed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-014-2466-z

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