Osteomyelitisbehandeling door middel van bioglas

J. Geurts

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Osteomyelitis can be a severe complication after elective or acute bone surgery and necessitates adequate surgical and antibiotic therapy. Golden standard surgical technique consists of a two-stage debridement with local antibiotics, set free from beads. Recent developments have led to an array of new biomaterials, like bioglas, that can be used in a one-stage fashion. Experience is growing and results are very promising. The golden standard might therefore become a one-stage procedure in the nearby future. This article gives some insight in the development, working mechanism and indications of the exciting biomaterial of bioactive glass.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-104
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Traumachirurgie
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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