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Old    Inigo Montoya (eyedvride)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-24-2008, 1:22 PM Reply   
I had both my ACLs reconstructed last year about this time. I didn't think that staph infection was that common. I did have a mild reaction on my second knee but Keflex took care of it. Since there is a high ACL surgery population here, how many of you (those who have had knee sx) have had to have there graft redone or had to have a second procedure for a staph infection to there wound or surgery site?
Old    Phantom (phantom5815)      Join Date: Jul 2002       10-24-2008, 3:18 PM Reply   
No infections here.
Old    np3 (ponder86)      Join Date: Mar 2008       10-24-2008, 3:21 PM Reply   
ACL and PCL reconstructions and I didn't get infections with either.
Old    Troy (liveoz)      Join Date: May 2002       10-24-2008, 5:11 PM Reply   
I think Parks had a staph infection after one of his surgeries. I could be mistaken though
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-24-2008, 6:50 PM Reply   
I had both mine done one year apart and had no problems.
Old    Bill Knudson (drknute3)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-24-2008, 8:15 PM Reply   
Staph infections after knee surgery is rare. I do about 15 or so a month and cant remember the last time I had any infection. (knock on wood) Does seem to be a bit more prevalent in higher caliber athletes, probably die to getting into rehab too early or they are MRSA carriers due to locker room environment.
Old    Inigo Montoya (eyedvride)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-25-2008, 5:45 AM Reply   
I was thinking MRSA carriers as well. Just seem too prevalent in the NFL right now. Cleveland has gone thru 6 reported staph infections in the past few years.

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