Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-line treatment, but noted this option had a 54% healing rate.

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-line treatment, but noted this option had a 54% healing rate.

Source: Healio
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