Antimicrobial peptides on calcium phosphate-coated titanium for the prevention of implant-associated infections.

Abstract

Prevention of implant-associated infections has been one of the main challenges in orthopaedic surgery. This challenge is further complicated by the concern over the development of antibiotic resistance as a result of using traditional antibiotics for infection prophylaxis. The objective of this study was to develop a technique that enables the loading and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.08.035

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