Toxic serum gentamicin levels after the use of gentamicin-loaded sponges in infected total hip arthroplasty.


BACKGROUND At our clinic, total hip arthroplasties with an acute postoperative infection are treated with surgical debridement and application of several gentamicin-loaded sponges, each with an equivalent of 130 mg gentamicin. We studied the possible systemic effect of this local application of gentamicin. PATIENTS AND METHODS All 12 patients treated… (More)


Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics