Surgical management of periprosthetic shoulder infections.

  title={Surgical management of periprosthetic shoulder infections.},
  author={Geoffrey P. Stone and Rachel Ellen Clark and Kathleen C O'Brien and Lisa M Vaccaro and Peter Simon and Adam J. Lorenzetti and Brent C Stephens and Mark A Frankle},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={26 7},
  • Geoffrey P. Stone, Rachel Ellen Clark, +5 authors Mark A Frankle
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    Journal of shoulder and elbow…
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  • BACKGROUND The treatment of periprosthetic joint infection is a difficult challenge in shoulder arthroplasty. This study investigated 1-stage modular component exchange vs. 1-stage complete removal and reimplantation (CRR) vs. 2-stage revision arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection. METHODS Between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2012, 79 patients received a component exchange (n = 15), CRR (n = 45), or a 2-stage (n = 19) revision for infection. A binary logistic regression… CONTINUE READING

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