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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2005 February;56(1):27-41

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Management of infection after total hip replacement. A North American perspective: diagnosis

Davidson D., Masri B. A., Garbuz D. S., Duncan C. P.

Division of Lower Limb Reconstruction and Oncology Department of Orthopaedics University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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Deep infection is one of the most problematic complications following total hip arthroplasty. Eradication requires prolonged management, additional surgical intervention, and increased morbidity. For these reasons, prevention is essential.

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