Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection in Orthopaedic Oncology.

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Summary of "Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection in Orthopaedic Oncology."

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are common complications after surgeries involving musculoskeletal tumors, but we know little about SSI risk factors unique to orthopaedic oncology. A greater understanding of these factors will help risk-stratify patients and guide surgical decision-making.


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Name: The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ISSN: 1940-5480


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