What is the role of medical comorbidities as potential risk factors for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) following primary or revision total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA)?

Authors: Brent Morris, Joseph J. King
RECOMMENDATION: Specific patient medical comorbidities and demographic factors are potential risk factors for shoulder PJI and appropriate preoperative evaluation and perioperative management should be standard practice.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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