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Impact of Peroxide Solutions on Cutibacterium acnes Burden in Shoulder Surgery

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February 2022

Impact of Peroxide Solutions on Cutibacterium acnes Burden in Shoulder Surgery

Vol: 188| Issue: 1| Number:2| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

The Efficacy of Peroxide Solutions in Decreasing Cutibacterium acnes Burden Around the Shoulder

J Am Acad Orthop Surg . 2022 Jan 1;30(1):e91-e98.

Contributing Authors:
LE Meyer AL Lazarides S Hendren T Lassiter C Klifto O Anakwenze

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A meta-analysis of seven studies, including 5 randomized controlled trials, evaluated the impact of using peroxide containing antiseptic solutions compared to control solutions on the burden of Cutibacterium acnes around the shoulder. When evaluating studies using peroxide products in addition to standard preparation, the addition of peroxide significantly diminished the rate of C acnes culture po...

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