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Vol:226 Issue:3 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14461
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Antibiotic Cement Coated Distal Femur Endoprosthesis in Tumor Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Antibiotic Cement Coated Distal Femur Endoprosthesis in Tumor Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;226(3):2. Available from:

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

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.

Contributing Authors:
L Shi Z Tang P Tao X Li S Guo X Wei X Yu W Liu Z Guo

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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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