Table 2

Characteristics of Infection in Reimplanted Patients

Pocket presentation
 Purulent drainage from wound22 (27.2)
 Erythema, pain, and swelling20 (24.7)
 Erosion20 (24.7)
 Not-infected appearing14 (17.3)
 Erosion with purulent drainage3 (3.7)
 Hematoma2 (2.5)
Presentation on extraction
 Pocket purulence noted on extraction60 (74.1)
 Bacteremia17 (21.0)
 Vegetations on lead and/or valves25 (30.9)

Values are n (%).