Two-stage revision for periprosthetic shoulder infection yielded 18% reinfection rate

Patients who underwent two-stage reverse shoulder arthroplasty for infection had a reinfection rate of 18% at midterm follow-up, according to results presented at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Rheumatologists, Orthopaedic Surgeon Collaborate in Advanced Shoulder Arthritis Presentations

A collaboration between specialists in the Divisions of Rheumatology and Immunology and Orthopaedics at Duke is improving care for patients with complex shoulder arthritis and osteoarthritis presentations.

Orthopaedic surgeon Christopher S. Klifto, MD, initiated a collaboration with Duke Rheumatology physicians, including Jennifer L. Rogers, director of the Duke Lupus Clinic, to improve communication and care decisions for patients with advanced shoulder arthritis and tendon conditions.

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Dr. Christopher Klifto invited as faculty instructor for an advanced total shoulder/reverse/ revision total shoulder arthroplasty course

Dr. Christopher Klifto invited as faculty instructor