volume 273, issue 1-2, P203-212 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2004.01.010
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Abstract: Infection has been one of the most common causes of problems and complications after the operation despite the advance in surgical techniques and the availability of newly developed antibiotics. Local antibiotic delivery beads for treatment of various surgical infections had been studied recently especially in osteomyelitis. This current paper used cefazolin sodium and gentamicin sulfate combined with biodegradable polymers (50:50 poly(DL-lactide):co-glycolide) as antibiotic beads for a long-term drug release.…

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