Triclosan-Coated Sutures on Surgical Site Infection in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Vol: 303| Issue: 4| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1
The role of triclosan-coated suture in preventing surgical infection: A meta-analysis.Jt Dis Relat Surg. 2023;34(1):42-49.
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Three randomized controlled trials with a total of 2,689 patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis comparing triclosan-coated sutures (n=1296) and uncoated sutures (n=1393). The main outcome of interest was the odds of surgical site infection, including deep, superficial, and overall rates. No significant differences between groups were found in the poo...
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