Biodegradable antibiotic delivery systems.

Abstract

Bacterial infection in orthopaedic surgery can be devastating, and is associated with significant morbidity and poor functional outcomes, which may be improved if high concentrations of antibiotics can be delivered locally over a prolonged period of time. The two most widely used methods of doing this involve antibiotic-loaded polymethylmethacrylate or… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.93B2.24933

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