In this discussion centered around the Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques & Technologies Award-winning paper presented at the 2019 AAHKS Annual Meeting, Ashton H. Goldman, MD and Matthew P. Abdel, MD cover their study, “Aseptic Reoperations Within One Year of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Markedly Increase the Risk
of Later Periprosthetic Joint Infection.” Topics include:

  1. Identifying the problem
  2. Reoperation types
  3. How to avoid the problem early on
  4. What can surgeons do differently interoperatively?

Read the abstract.