Oral infection and surgeryBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6958.880d (Published 01 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:880
- G Stansby,
- M Byrne,
- G Hamilton
- St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London W2 1NY Redhill, Surrey Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2QG.
EDITOR, - Christos A Bartzokas and colleagues report a relation between oral infection and haematogenous infection after total joint replacement operations.1 We recently reported a study of oral health in patients undergoing vascular surgery, which showed …