Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Bone cement

The Role of Antibiotic Impregnated Bone Cement in Management of Infected Implant in SITU

Vyas Narayan Shukla, Manish Shukla, Sachin Yadav, Siddhartha Sagar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 1262-1271

Background: Infection in orthopedic surgeries is a serious complication mostly resulting in
removal of infected implant. But recently, with use of antibiotic loaded
polymethylmethacrylate, attempts have been made to prevent and cure orthopedic implant
infections in primary and revision surgeries. In this study, the role of antibiotic impregnated
bone cement in management of infection in infected implant (nailing or plating used for
internal fixation of fractures) with implant retained in situ is studied and compared with other
modalities of treatment where antibiotic bone cement was not used. This study aims to assess
the role of antibiotic impregnated bone cement to control infection in postoperative patients
with implant in situ (Nailing and Plating).