Failure of Irrigation and Debridement for Early Postoperative Periprosthetic Infection
Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 05/08/2012
Fehring TK et al. – Irrigation and debridement for periprosthetic infection is frequently used in the early postoperative period to control infection. While it is assumed early intervention will lead to control of infection in most cases, the data contradict this assumption.