Delayed type hypersensitivity in patients undergoing total hip replacement

D. Granchi, E. Cenni, G. Ciapetti, L. Savarino, A. Giunti, N. Baldini

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Abstract

A panel of representative haptens, including metals and cements, to assess the incidence of delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) reaction in a consecutive series of patients undergoing total hip replacement (THR) was analyzed. The feasibility and the clinical relevance of the relatively simple diagnostic approach to predict host reactions to the implants were evaluated. A consecutive series of 187 individuals was enrolled in the study. No significant differences were found when the reactivity against each hapten was considered.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Pages1333
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress - Sydney, Australia
Duration: May 17 2004May 21 2004

Other

OtherTransactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period5/17/045/21/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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