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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Salzmann, GM; Naal, FD; von Knoch, F; Tuebel, J; Gradinger, R; Imhoff, AB; Schauwecker, J 
Title:
Effects of cefuroxime on human osteoblasts in vitro. 
Abstract:
The local application of antibiotics in bone cement achieves high local effective antibiotic concentrations. Cefuroxime is widely used for antibiotic prophylaxis in orthopedic surgery, and several reports highlighted a beneficial outcome if cefuroxime-impregnated bone cement was used, but there is a lack of information of direct cefuroxime effects on human bone cells. We, therefore, cultured osteoblasts, previously derived from human trabecular bone specimens and used as a cell-pool further on,...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Biomed Mater Res A 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
82 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
462-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1549-3296 
TUM Institution:
die; dische Klinik und Poliklinik