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ANTIBACTERIAL COATINGS ON HIP AND KNEE IMPLANTS CUT INFECTION RATES

Dec. 14, 2005
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Putting antibacterial coatings on hip and knee implants and biomedical devices such as catheters could cut infection rates following surgery and significantly reduce health care costs and improve quality of life for patients, researchers at the University of South Australia have found.

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