OTA 2019: Topical vancomycin decreases the likelihood for gram+ infections in fracture surgery
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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2019: Topical vancomycin decreases the likelihood for gram+ infections in fracture surgery. ACE Report. 2019;8(11):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12036
Does Topical Vancomycin Powder Use in Fracture Surgery Change Bacteriology and Antibiotic Susceptibilities? An Analysis of the VANCO Trial
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Infections following fracture fixation surgery can be devastating, leading to the need for multiple surgeries and possibly amputation in some cases. It is important to understand which strategies, if any, can help reduce the rate of infection in fracture surgery. The authors in this study performed a pre-planned secondary analysis of the VANCO trial. In this secondary analysis, only patients with ...
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