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Infection associated with hematoma formation after shoulder arthroplasty

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Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2384030/

Description: The data suggest hematoma formation after shoulder arthroplasty is often accompanied by positive intraoperative cultures. The surgeon should be aware of the high rate of unsatisfactory results associated with this complication as well as the possibility of developing a deep infection requiring additional surgery.
Infection associated with hematoma formation after shoulder arthroplasty. Cheung EV, Sperling JW, Cofield RH. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jun;466(6):1363-7

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Author/Contact: Cheung et al
Institution: CORR
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Nov 11 2009