No lower bacterial adhesion for ceramics compared to other biomaterials: An in vitro analysis

No lower bacterial adhesion for ceramics compared to other biomaterials: An in vitro analysis BackgroundAlthough there is some clinical evidence of ceramic bearings being associated with a lower infection rate after total hip arthroplasty (THA), available data remains controversial since this surface is usually reserved for young, healthy patients. Therefore, we investigated the influence of five commonly used biomaterials on the adhesion potential of four biofilm-producing bacteria usually detected in infected THAs. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research Elsevier

No lower bacterial adhesion for ceramics compared to other biomaterials: An in vitro analysis

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Masson SAS
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1877-0568
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1617-3538
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.otsr.2018.03.003
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Abstract

BackgroundAlthough there is some clinical evidence of ceramic bearings being associated with a lower infection rate after total hip arthroplasty (THA), available data remains controversial since this surface is usually reserved for young, healthy patients. Therefore, we investigated the influence of five commonly used biomaterials on the adhesion potential of four biofilm-producing bacteria usually detected in infected THAs.

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Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & ResearchElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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