Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Implant Infections in Orthopedic Surgeries at Songea Regional Referral Hospital, Tanzania

Abstract

1. Abstract
1.1. Background: Post-operative wound infections, specifically those involving implants, present significant challenges in orthopedic surgeries, impacting morbidity, costs, and mortality. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of implant infections and associated factors at Songea Regional Referral Hospital, Tanzania.