GENTAFIX® 1 2017-11-23T10:42:32+00:00

Project Description

GENTAFIX®1

PMMA acrylic cement with antibiotic

GENTAFIX 1® is a PMMA acrylic bone cement loaded with gentamycin for fastening prostheses to the bone during orthopaedic surgery.

GENTAFIX 1® is a high viscosity, self-hardening cement recommended for manual application.

ADVANTAGES

  • Efficient antibiotic release
  • Low monomer
  • Release
  • Low exothermicity
  • Suitable viscosity for manual use

References

Description Reference
GENTAFIX 1 40g T040140G

Certifications

CE: 0086
Class: III

Bibliography

Wahlig, H. and E. Dingeldein (1980). « Antibiotics and bone cements. Experimental and clinical long-term observations. » Acta Orthop Scand 51(1): 49-56.
Lindberg, L., R. Onnerfalt, et al. (1991). « The release of gentamicin after total hip replacement using low or high viscosity bone cement. A prospective, randomized study. » Int Orthop 15(4): 305-9.
Jiranek, W. A., A. D. Hanssen, et al. (2006). « Antibiotic-loaded bone cement for infection prophylaxis in total joint replacement. » J Bone Joint Surg Am 88(11): 2487-500.
Block, J. E. and H. A. Stubbs (2005). « Reducing the risk of deep wound infection in primary joint arthroplasty with antibiotic bone cement. » Orthopedics28(11): 1334-45.