Substituted Hydroxyapatites with Antibacterial Properties

  title={Substituted Hydroxyapatites with Antibacterial Properties},
  author={Joanna Kolmas and Ewa Groszyk and Dagmara Kwiatkowska-R{\'o}życka},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
Reconstructive surgery is presently struggling with the problem of infections located within implantation biomaterials. Of course, the best antibacterial protection is antibiotic therapy. However, oral antibiotic therapy is sometimes ineffective, while administering an antibiotic at the location of infection is often associated with an unfavourable ratio of dosage efficiency and toxic effect. Thus, the present study aims to find a new factor which may improve antibacterial activity while also… CONTINUE READING


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