Antibiotic-Impregnated Cement Spacers for the Treatment of Infection Associated with Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

Gui, Quanjun; Mihalko, William M.; Shields, John S.; Ries, Michael; Saleh, Khaled J.
April 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 4, p871
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the treatment of infection associated with total hip or knee arthroplasty. Implantation of antibiotic-loaded polymethylmethacrylate bone cement has become a successful technique in the treatment of infections. Total joint replacement is one of the successful types of operations in orthopaedics.


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