Eur Radiol 2021 Oct 12. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
Department of Radiology, Research Institute for Convergence of Biomedical Science and Technology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, 20, Geumo-ro, Mulgeum-eup, Yangsan-si, 50612, Gyeongsananam-do, Korea.
Objectives: To investigate the clinical and radiologic predictors of postoperative recurrent septic arthritis of the shoulder (SAS) using multivariable analysis.
Methods: Forty-three patients (mean age, 65 years; 24 women) who underwent surgery for SAS between January 2011 and October 2019 were retrospectively enrolled. An orthopedic surgeon assessed clinical (age, sex, comorbidity, duration from symptom onset to MR imaging and surgery, surgical method, antibiotic usage), laboratory (serum white blood cell [WBC] count, C-reactive protein [CRP] level, synovial cell count), and surgical findings (culture/biopsy results). Read More