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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:6 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #11807
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

ciNPWT may reduce wound complications and re-operation rate in patients undergoing revision TJA


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OrthoEvidence. ciNPWT may reduce wound complications and re-operation rate in patients undergoing revision TJA. ACE Report. 2019;8(6):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/11807

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Use of Closed Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy After Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in Patients at High Risk for Infection: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2019 Mar;34(3):554-559.

Contributing Authors: WK Barsoum AK Klika RM Molloy JM Newman MBP Siqueira CA Higuera

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Synopsis

160 patients scheduled for a total joint arthroplasty (hip/knee) were randomized to receive either a closed incision negative pressure wound therapy (ciNPWT; PREVENA) device or a standard-of-care silver-impregnated occlusive wound dressing. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of wound complications. Secondary outcomes included the rates or re-admission and re-operation. Follow up was...

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