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Hip and knee replacement infections: Doctors debate best solutions — OrthoFeed

For every 100 people who get a hip or knee replacement, one or two will develop a serious, potentially debilitating infection — in some cases, years after the surgery. To prevent some of those infections, would it make sense to pre-coat these high-tech artificial joints with antibiotics? It may seem like a good idea, but…

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