Antibiotic release and antibacterial efficacy in cement spacers and cement beads impregnated with different techniques: In vitro study


ATICI T. , Sahin N., ÇAVUN S. , ÖZAKIN C. , Kaleli T.

EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY, vol.29, no.2, pp.71-78, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/ehc.2018.59021
  • Title of Journal : EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-78
  • Keywords: Antibiotic elution, bone cement, infected arthroplasty, spacer, ACRYLIC BONE-CEMENT, REVISION HIP-ARTHROPLASTY, TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY, STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS, JOINT ARTHROPLASTY, ELUTION KINETICS, INFECTION, VANCOMYCIN, POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE, TEICOPLANIN

Abstract

Objectives:This study aims to compare the antibiotic release and biological effectiveness of bead type and articulating spacers of different cement types with antibiotics added at alternative phases of cement preparation.