Title: Is the Infection Rate in Primary THA Increased After Steroid Injection?
Authors: Meermans, Geert ×
Corten, Kristoff
Simon, Jean-Pierre #
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: Lippincott
Series Title: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research vol:470 issue:11 pages:3213-3219
Abstract: Injection of the hip is performed for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons. Articular cartilage deterioration and increased risk of prosthetic infection have been reported with steroid injections. However, the literature contains contradictory reports on an increased risk of infection after a subsequent THA.
ISSN: 0009-921X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Biomechanics, -implants and Tissue Engineering (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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