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Silver-Embedded Occlusive Dressings & Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Wound Complication Rate

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November 2022

Silver-Embedded Occlusive Dressings & Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Wound Complication Rate

Vol: 302| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of silver-embedded occlusive dressings and negative pressure wound therapy following total joint arthroplasty in high BMI patients: a randomized controlled trial

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2022 01-Jul;():. 10.1007/s00402-022-04530-1

Contributing Authors:
KA Lygrisse G Teo V Singh N Muthusamy R Schwarzkopf L William

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Synopsis

Two hundred and thirty patients with a BMI >35m/kg^2 undergoing either total hip or knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT; n=115) or silver-embedded occlusive dressing (n=115). Complication rates, number of readmissions, and reoperations were assessed at 90 days. No significant differences were apparent between the two groups for all outcomes at ...

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