Gregory K. Deirmengian, MD

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925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 339-3500

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. A Current Procedural Terminology Code for “Knee Conversion” Is Needed to Account for the Additional Surgical Time Required Compared to Total Knee Arthroplasty
  2. Aspirin Can Be Used as Prophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  3. Catastrophic femoral head-stem trunnion dissociation secondary to corrosion
  4. A History of Treated Periprosthetic Joint Infection Increases the Risk of Subsequent Different Site Infection
  5. Medicare fails to compensate additional surgical time and effort associated with revision arthroplasty
  6. The fate of spacers in the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection
  7. Revision total knee arthroplasty in the young patient: Is there trouble on the horizon?
  8. Spacers
  9. Dental clearance prior to elective arthroplasty may not be needed for everyone
  10. Head computed tomography is not useful for evaluating patients change in mental status following total joint arthroplasty
  11. Clostridium difficile is common in patients with postoperative diarrhea after hip and knee arthroplasty
  12. Spacers
  13. Staphylococcus aureus colonization among arthroplasty patients previously treated by a decolonization protocol: A pilot study
  14. The routine use of atypical cultures in presumed aseptic revisions is unnecessary
  15. Negative pressure wound therapy is associated with resolution of incisional drainage in most wounds after hip arthroplasty
  16. Swab cultures are not as effective as tissue cultures for diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection
  17. Two-stage exchange hip arthroplasty: Static spacers
  18. Revision total hip arthroplasty in younger patients: Indications, reasons for failure, and survivorship
  19. Erratum: The routine use of atypical cultures in presumed aseptic revisions is unnecessary (Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research DOI: 10.1007/s11999-013-2917-7)
  20. Alignment for total knee replacement: A comparison of kinematic axis versus mechanical axis techniques. A cadaver study