Articulating Spacers Reduce Length of Stay in Treatment of Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty
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OrthoEvidence. Articulating Spacers Reduce Length of Stay in Treatment of Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;62(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13784
Randomized Trial of Static and Articulating Spacers for Treatment of the Infected Total Hip ArthroplastyJ Arthroplasty. 2021 Jun;36(6): 2171-2177.
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Fifty two patients with a chronic periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive either a static (n=23) or articulating (n=29) spacer as the first stage of a two stage revision. The primary outcome of interest was operative time of the second-stage reimplantation surgery. Secondary outcomes of interest included length of stay, location of discharge...
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