Implant Salvage in Patients With Severe Post-Fracture Fixation Surgical Site Infection Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy With Intramedullary and Subcutaneous Antibiotic Perfusion

Keisuke Shimbo, MD, PhD; Tatsuhiko Saiki, MD; Haruka Kawamoto; Isao Koshima


Wounds. 2022;34(6):e47-e51. 

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The main limitation of this technique is that it has been tested in only 2 cases. Studies with adequate sample sizes of patients with abscess collection owing to SSIs after open fracture fixation are required to verify the efficacy of this technique.