Adult osteomyelitis: debridement versus debridement plus Osteoset T pellets.

  title={Adult osteomyelitis: debridement versus debridement plus Osteoset T pellets.},
  author={Wang Shih Chang and Marco Colangeli and Simone Colangeli and Claudia Di Bella and Enrico Gozzi and Davide Donati},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  volume={73 2},
This long-term retrospective study investigated the value of debridement versus debridement and Osteoset T antibiotic-loaded calcium sulphate pellets in the treatment of adult chronic osteomyelitis. Sixty-five patients were included in the study. The mean follow-up was 75 months (range: 36 to 334). Forty cases were treated by debridement, and 25 by debridement and Osteoset T. The healing rates were 60% and 80%, respectively; however, the difference was not significant. In a subgroup of 39… CONTINUE READING


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