- Mucoraceae infections of antibiotic-loaded cement spacers in the treatment of bacterial infections caused by knee arthroplastyRemo Ceffa
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Novara Hospital, Novara, Italy
J Arthroplasty 17:235-8. 2002..Care must be taken between the first and second stage (when the spacer is in place), and attention must be paid to the management of the surgical wound to avoid secondary contamination...
- The in vitro elution characteristics of vancomycin combined with imipenem-cilastatin in acrylic bone-cements: a pharmacokinetic studyDaniela Cerretani
Department of Pharmacology G Segre, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
J Arthroplasty 17:619-26. 2002..52%, and 50.15%. CMW1 had better elution characteristics than the other cements when treated with vancomycin alone; the elution of Palacos R and Simplex P was better than that of CMW1 when vancomycin was combined with imipenem-cilastatin...