C. acnes decolonization with benzoyl peroxide vs chlorhexidine gluconate ahead of shoulder surgery
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OrthoEvidence. C. acnes decolonization with benzoyl peroxide vs chlorhexidine gluconate ahead of shoulder surgery. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):137. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10568
Neer Award 2018: Benzoyl peroxide effectively decreases preoperative Cutibacterium acnes shoulder burden: a prospective randomized controlled trialJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Sep;27(9):1539-1544. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2018.06.012
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80 patients scheduled for shoulder arthroscopy or arthroplasty were randomized to preoperative skin washing over the first 2 days before surgery and on the day of surgery consisting of either 5% benzoyl peroxide or 4% chlorhexidine gluconate. Patients had samples taken immediately after perioperative skin preparation from skin sites corresponding with anterior, lateral, and posterior arthroscopic ...
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