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What is the evidence base to guide surgical treatment of infected hip prostheses? systematic review of longitudinal studies in unselected patients

  • Andrew D Beswick1Email author,
  • Karen T Elvers1,
  • Alison J Smith1,
  • Rachael Gooberman-Hill1,
  • Andrew Lovering2 and
  • Ashley W Blom1
BMC Medicine201210:18

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-18

Received: 3 January 2012

Accepted: 16 February 2012

Published: 16 February 2012

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16 Feb 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Feb 2012 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-10-18

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Musculoskeletal Research Unit, Southmead Hospital
(2)
Department of Microbiology, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol Centre for Antimicrobial Research and Enterprise, Southmead Hospital

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