Is there a role for irrigation and debridement (I&D) with implant retention when treating acute shoulder periprosthetic joint infection (PJI)?

Author: Michael Khazzam
RECOMMENDATION: There is insufficient high-quality evidence to support or discourage the use of I&D with implant retention to treat acute shoulder PJI.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 96%, Disagree: 4%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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