- Does stress-induced hyperglycemia increase the risk of perioperative infectious complications in orthopaedic trauma patients?Madhav A Karunakar
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
J Orthop Trauma 24:752-6. 2010..To determine if hyperglycemia in postoperative orthopaedic trauma patients with no known history of diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased rate of infectious complications...
- Early wound complications after operative treatment of high energy tibial plateau fractures through two incisionsSteven N Shah
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0328, USA
Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 65:115-9. 2007..8% (4/29). A lower rate of deep infection was observed compared to historical reports. This is likely a result of a treatment algorithm that requires recovery of the soft tissue envelope prior to definitive fixation...