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The effect of HIV on early wound healing in open fractures treated with internal and external fixation.

Abstract:

There are 33 million people worldwide currently infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This complex disease affects many of the processes involved in wound and fracture healing, and there is little evidence available to guide the management of open fractures in these patients. Fears of acute and delayed infection often inhibit the use of fixation, which may be the most effective way of achieving union. This study compared fixation of open fractures in HIV-positive and -negative pat...

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Rollinson, P More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
93
Issue:
5
Pages:
678-683
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:22a743f2-7067-4f01-bc51-8dd1f4146619
Source identifiers:
134986
Local pid:
pubs:134986

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