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PMMA Bone Cement as an Active Ingredient Carrier

Bone cement is not only used for the fixation of a prosthesis it also is a carrier for the targeted local administration of antibiotics and other active ingredients.

This eLearning course gives an overview on basics for the use of local antibiotics in primary and revision arthroplasty:

  • Prophylactic use of antibiotic-loaded bone cements
  • Advantages of local antibiotic administration
  • Release mechanisms
  • Special requirements for antibiotics in bone cement
  • Advantages of industrially manufactured antibiotic-loaded bone cements

Required time approx. 35 min

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