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Risk Factors of Marculescu et al for Treatment Failure Following Debridement and Retention of an Infected Orthopedic Component

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Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Marculescu et al identified risk factors for treatment failure following debridement with retention of infected orthopedic hardware. These can help identify patients who can be successfully treated without a 2 stage removal and replacement of the prosthesis. The authors are from the Medical University of South Carolina and the Mayo Clinic.

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