CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Joints 2018; 06(03): 173-176
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1675800
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Diagnosis and Treatment of Infected Shoulder Arthroplasty: Current Concepts Review

Giulio Maria Marcheggiani Muccioli
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Enrico Guerra
2  Shoulder and Elbow Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Tommaso Roberti di Sarsina
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Domenico Alesi
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Stefano Fratini
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Eugenio Cammisa
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Vito Gaetano Rinaldi
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Giada Lullini
3  Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Functional-Clinical Evaluation of Prosthesis, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Roberto Rotini
2  Shoulder and Elbow Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
,
Stefano Zaffagnini
1  II Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
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Publication History

02 March 2018

07 October 2018

Publication Date:
10 December 2018 (eFirst)

  

Abstract

Periprosthetic shoulder infection (PSI) is an emerging pathology which requires many improvements in diagnosis and treatment to obtain a satisfying success rate. Different approaches have been described. This article summarizes current concepts of diagnostic process and main treatments described in the literature.