American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
April 13, 2018
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VIDEO: Presenters said antibiotic-eluting ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene yielded promising results for infection treatment

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NEW ORLEANS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Harry E. Rubash, MD, and Ebru Oral, PhD, spoke about a study that examined the use of rifampin and vancomycin-eluting ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene for treatment of infection. They found rifampin and vancomycin-eluting ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene are a promising alternative to treatment for infection.