Preoperative Hip Injections Increase the Rate of Periprosthetic Infection After Total Hip Arthroplasty Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthritis, Infectious
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Injections, Intra-Articular
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections

abstract

  • There is an increased risk of PJI when THA is performed within 3 months of hip injection. We recommend that patients and their surgeons consider delaying elective THA until 3 months after an injection to avoid this elevated risk of infection.

publication date

  • September 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.arth.2016.04.008

PubMed ID

  • 27221820

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 166

end page

  • 169.e1

volume

  • 31

number

  • 9