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2022 Dec 16

J Arthroplasty

A Multicenter Prospective Investigation on Patient Physical and Mental Health After Girdlestone Resection Arthroplasty.


Wixted CM, Polascik BA, Cochrane NH, Antonelli B, Muthusamy N, Ryan SP, Chen AF, Schwarzkopf R, Seyler TM
J Arthroplasty. 2022 Dec 16.
PMID: 36535445.


Girdlestone resection arthroplasty is a salvage procedure for hip periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) that controls infection and reduces chronic pain, but may result in limited post-operative joint function. The aim of this study was to assess physical function and mental health after Girdlestone.