Factors associated with infection following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Surgical Wound Infection

abstract

  • Patients with diabetes undergoing ACL reconstruction have a significantly elevated risk of postoperative infection (18.8-times higher odds) compared with that for patients without diabetes. Use of bone-tendon-bone autograft is associated with a lower risk of infection after ACL reconstruction.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4357527

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2106/JBJS.N.00694

PubMed ID

  • 25788300

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 450

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 97

number

  • 6