Antibiotic Cement Coated Distal Femur Endoprosthesis in Tumor Surgery
The anti-infective outcomes of the distal femoral replacement coated with antibiotic cement in limb salvage surgery: A randomized clinical trial.Medicine (Baltimore) . 2022 Jan 28;101(4):e28648.
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Thirty six patients with primary bone tumors of the distal femur undergoing limb salvage surgery and endoprosthetic reconstruction were randomized to receive a custom antibiotic cement coated prosthesis (n=16) or a standard prosthesis (n=18). The primary outcome of interest was periprosthetic joint infection. Secondary outcomes of interest function and patient survival. The antibiotic cement coate...
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