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The Potential Innovative Use of Bacteriophages Within the DAC ® Hydrogel to Treat Patients With Knee Megaprosthesis Infection Requiring “Debridement Antibiotics and Implant Retention” and Soft Tissue Coverage as Salvage Therapy
Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Jul 31;7:342. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00342. eCollection 2020.
Infection is the most dramatic complication in patients with knee megaprosthesis. Its management is more complex in comparison with patients with primary arthroplasty, with a high risk of relapse. Lytic bacteriophages are considered to have a high potential in patients with prosthetic joint infection as it has been demonstrated that they have a synergistic anti-biofilm... Read more »