Antibiotics-impregnated cement spacers in the first step of two-stage revision for infected totally replaced hip joints: report of ten trial cases.

@article{Dairaku2009AntibioticsimpregnatedCS,
  title={Antibiotics-impregnated cement spacers in the first step of two-stage revision for infected totally replaced hip joints: report of ten trial cases.},
  author={Katsuyuki Dairaku and Michiaki Takagi and Hiroyuki Kawaji and Kan Sasaki and Masaji Ishii and Toshihiko Ogino},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={704-10}
}
BACKGROUND Periprosthetic infection is one of the serious complications after total hip arthroplasty (THA). This study analyzed the perioperative and postoperative status of patients who underwent antibiotics-impregnated cement spacer technique in the first step of the two-stage revision. METHODS Ten joints of the nine patients (mean age, 65 years; seven… CONTINUE READING