Knee replacement surgery is a very safe and effective procedure but may be unsuccessful because of periprosthetic joint infections (PJI). Antibiotic-loaded collagen sponges have been described to be effective in treating soft tissue and bone infections and have the advantage to reduce the risk of systemic toxicity. This study report a brief description of the literature and some applications of a collagen antibiotic loaded sponge in total knee revision surgery for deep PJI.
|Numero di pagine||4|
|Rivista||ACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2011|
- Periprosthetic joint nfection, Collatamp, TKA, Antibiotic, collagen sponge