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Septic Arthritis After Hip Arthroplasty | Perioperative Risk Factors

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient after a hip arthroplasty for risk factors associated with late septic arthritis as reported by Wymenga et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

M00-M03

Description:

Wymenga et al identified perioperative risk factors for late septic arthritis of a prosthetic hip replacement. This can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from University Hospital Nijmegen in The Netherlands.

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