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Clinical Trials

Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Infection
Title   Antibiotic Loaded Calcium Sulfate Pellets for Treatment/Prevention of Orthopedic Infections (Orthopedics / Infection)
Description   The primary objective of this retrospective study is to analyze data from patients who were administered an antibiotic-loaded calcium sulfate pellet for either the treatment or prevention of orthopedic-related biofilm infections. Evaluation of this data is intended to compare the efficacy of different antibiotic carriers.
IRB Number   Pro2082
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • All patient cases utilizing antibiotic-loaded calcium sulfate pellets in the treatment of osteomyelitis, infected total joints, and prophylaxis against infection.

EXCLUSION:
  • Clinical cases in which no calcium sulfate pellets were used as an antibiotic carrier.
Status   Completed
Location   Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Principal Name    Gerhard Maale
Contact Name   John Eager
Phone   (832) 630-9952

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