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Volume:65 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13786
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

5% Topical Benzoyl Peroxide vs Soap for Bacterial Growth During Pre-Op in Open Shoulder Surgery


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OrthoEvidence. 5% Topical Benzoyl Peroxide vs Soap for Bacterial Growth During Pre-Op in Open Shoulder Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;65(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13786

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Benzoyl peroxide treatment decreases Cutibacterium acnes in shoulder surgery, from skin incision until wound closure

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2021 Jun;30(6): 1316-1323.

Contributing Authors: VM Scheer MB Jungeström L Serrander A Kalén JH Scheer

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Synopsis

One hundred and six patients scheduled for a primary, elective open shoulder surgery were randomized to prepare the shoulder before surgery by using 5% benzoyl peroxide topical solution (n=50) or soap to shower according to local guidelines (n=56). Outcomes of interest included the following: bacterial colonization in the skin and dermis, and the incidence of deep surgical site infection (SSI). Al...

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