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Definition of Definite Prosthetic Shoulder Infection

Slide 28

January 2010

Vortexing and sonication were performed as described in our hip and knee implant study except that after December 14, 2005, we introduced sonicate fluid concentration as shown on this slide.  The implant was placed in a sterile jar and 400mL of Ringers solution was added.  The implant in the jar was subjected to Vortexing for 30 seconds, sonication for 5 minutes, Vortexing for an additional 30 seconds, and then as mentioned.

Definite Prosthetic Shoulder Infection

 


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