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DePuy Synthes Introduces Expert Tibial Nail PROtect -

DePuy Synthes announced the availability of Expert Tibial Nail PROtect, featuring a resorbable antibiotic coating designed to provide protection from bacterial colonization in patients at high risk of infection. 

Clinical results have demonstrated the performance and safety of the PROtect coating with intramedullary nails, with studies reporting no deep infections.

Source: DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Post-surgical infection control is a top priority in the reduction of complications, revisions and costs. In "The Pursuit of Infection Prevention: Curbing Readmissions and Costs," ORTHOKNOW® May 2016, PolyPid, Silver Bullet Therapeutics and Tyber Medical shared their technologies that address the issues.

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