Instillationsvakuumversiegelung — Ein erster Erfahrungsbericht

  • D. Moch
  • W. Fleischmann
  • A. Westhauser
Conference paper
Part of the Langenbecks Archiv für Chirurgie book series (DTGESCHIR, volume 1998)

Instillation Vacuum Sealing — A Report of First Experiences

Summary

Patients with acute (n=13) or chronic (n= 14) infections were treated by the novel technique of instillation vacuum-sealing, which uses the PVA sponge as a drug-release system for antibiotic and antiseptic solutions. During a follow-up of 4.2 (3–14) months there was one recurrence of infection in a patient with chronic osteomyelitis.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Moch
    • 1
  • W. Fleischmann
    • 1
  • A. Westhauser
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für UnfallchirurgieKrankenhaus BietigheimBietigheim-BissingenDeutschland

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