Does a spoonful of vanco make the infection go down? Sprinkling vancomycin into a wound postoperatively.

Topically Applied Vancomycin Powder Reduces the Rate of Surgical Site Infection in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery. – PubMed – NCBI.

This interesting retrospective cohort study from our SALSAmigo, UPMC’s Dane Wukich and coworkers seems to support sprinkling a glycopeptide antibiotic postoperatively to reduce risk for infection.

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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