Similar success rates for single and multiple debridement surgery for acute hip arthroplasty infection


BACKGROUND Treatment of an acute total hip arthroplasty (THA) infection aims at control of the infection with retention of the implant by surgical debridement and antibiotic treatment. There is no clear evidence whether a single surgical debridement is sufficient or whether multiple procedures are necessary for optimal treatment. METHODS From a… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/17453674.2014.960139

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