Do surgical drains influence the risk of infection in patients undergoing primary or revision shoulder arthroplasty?

Authors: Jim Kelly, Vani Sabesan, Diego Lima, Michael Rozell
RECOMMENDATION: There is no evidence to support routine use of closed-suction drains in patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty for the prevention of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI).
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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