Photoactive TiO2 antibacterial coating on surgical external fixation pins for clinical application

@inproceedings{Villatte2015PhotoactiveTA,
  title={Photoactive TiO2 antibacterial coating on surgical external fixation pins for clinical application},
  author={Guillaume Villatte and Christophe Massard and St{\'e}phane Descamps and Yves Sibaud and Christiane Forestier and Komla-Oscar Awitor},
  booktitle={International journal of nanomedicine},
  year={2015}
}
External fixation is a method of osteosynthesis currently used in traumatology and orthopedic surgery. Pin tract infection is a common problem in clinical practice. Infection occurs after bacterial colonization of the pin due to its contact with skin and the local environment. One way to prevent such local contamination is to create a specific coating that… CONTINUE READING