SPACER S is a preformed antibiotic loaded shoulder spacer indicated to temporarily replace a prosthesis in a septic revision procedure. It is available in two head diameters, and has a prolonged antibiotic elution profile [1, 2]
1. Coffey MJ, Ely EE, Crosby LA. Treatment of glenohumeral sepsis with a commercially produced antibiotic – impregnated cement spacer. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010 Sep;19(6):868-73.
2. Bertazzoni Minelli E, Benini A, Samaila E, Bondi M, Magnan B. Antimicrobial activity of gentamicin and vancomycin combination in joint fluids after antibiotic-loaded cement spacer implantation in two-stage revision surgery. J Chemother. 2014 Jan 20:1973947813Y0000000157. [Epub ahead of print]
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