Custom-made antibiotic cement nails: a comparative study of different fabrication techniques.

@article{Kim2014CustommadeAC,
  title={Custom-made antibiotic cement nails: a comparative study of different fabrication techniques.},
  author={Ji Wan Kim and Derly O. Cuellar and Jiandong Hao and David Seligson and Cyril Mauffrey},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={
          1179-84
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The management of intramedullary long bone infections remains a challenge. Placement of antibiotic cement nails is a useful adjuvant to the antibiotic treatment of osteomyelitis. However, fabrication of antibiotic cement nails can be arduous. The purpose of this article is to introduce an easy and reproducible technique for the fabrication of antibiotics cement nails. MATERIALS AND METHODS We compared the time required to peel the chest tube off the 6 antibiotic cement nail using… CONTINUE READING