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Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a serious complication associated with increased risk of death. There is limited knowledge about the association between infection before THA, and risk revision due to PJI. We investigated the association between any previous hospital-diagnosed or community-treated infection 0 to 6 months prior to primary THA and the risk of revision.

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Source: The Journal of Arthroplasty

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons