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Radiological features do not predict failure of two-stage arthroplasty for prosthetic joint infection: a retrospective case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: The management of prosthetic joint infection is complex and there is a lack of standardisation of approaches. We evaluated the role of plain film radiography in predicting prosthesis failure after the first stage of a two-stage revision procedure in a retrospective case-control study. METHODS: Plain films for 41 patients aged 46 to 87 years (mean 69) were assessed by two musculoskeletal specialist radiologists for seven features (retained or new metalwork, retained cement or restr...

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10.1186/1471-2474-15-300

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC musculoskeletal disorders More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
300
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2474
ISSN:
1471-2474
Language:
English
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pubs:484455
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uuid:a9a60942-71d4-4952-aaf5-9b80b469722e
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pubs:484455
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484455
Deposit date:
2014-09-24

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