TECRES® CEMENT SPACER G RECONSTRUCTION

TECRES® CEMENT SPACER G

SPACER G / VANCOGENX™ SPACER HIP are preformed antibiotic loaded spacers indicated to temporarily replace a prosthesis in a septic revision procedure. Available with either gentamicin or the synergistic [1] combination of gentamicin and vancomycin. They are available in two lengths and three head diameters. Designed for partial load bearing, with an unrivalled antibiotic elution profile [2, 3]. The gentamicin option is available with a standard or a flat stem profile.

References

• Bertazzoni Minelli E, Della Bora T, Benini A. Different microbial biofilm formation on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) bone cement loaded with gentamicin and vancomycin. Anaerobe. 2011 Dec;17(6):380-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2011.03.013. Epub 2011 Apr 16.
• Bertazzoni Minelli E, Benini A, Magnan B, Bartolozzi P. Release of gentamicin and vancomycin from temporary human hip spacers in two-stage revision of infected arthroplasty. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Feb;53(2):329-34. Epub 2003 Dec 19.
• Bertazzoni Minelli E, Benini A, Samaila E, Bondi M, Magnan B. Antimicrobial activity of gentamicin and vancomycin combination in joint fluids after antibiotic-loaded cement spacer implantation in two-stage revision surgery. J Chemother. 2014 Jan 20:1973947813Y0000000157. [Epub ahead of print]

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