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Table 3 Type of reoperation due to infection within 2 years after primary THR, total numbers and non-registered cases in the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register (SHAR)

From: Validation of reoperations due to infection in the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register

Type of reoperation Total Non-registered in SHAR
  n % n %
Reoperation without revision of prosthesis     
Wound revision 103 17.2 58 29.1
Irrigation of prosthesis 212 35.4 79 39.7
Total 315 52.6 137 68.8
Revision of prosthesis     
Exchange of parts or entire prosthesis 173 28.9 45 22.6
Extraction (with or without spacer) 111 18.5 17 8.5
Total 284 47.4 62 31.2
Total 599 100 199 100