AAOS 2016: Articulating vs. Static spacers for periprosthetic hip infection
A Multi-Center Randomized Clinical Trial of Articulating and Static Spacers for Periprosthetic Hip Infection
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36 patients with periprosthetic joint infection following a primary total hip arthroplasty were randomized to undergo a two-stage exchange with either an articulating or static interim antibiotic spacer. The purpose of the study was to compare these two spacers in terms of operative time, blood loss, blood transfusion requirements, and the length of hospital stay. During the first and second stage...
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