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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 74366
Country/Territory Spain
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ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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Category Orthopedics
Manuscript Type Basic Study
Article Title Reducing bacterial adhesion to titanium surfaces using low intensity alternating electrical pulses
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Marti Bernaus, Jordi Guillem-Marti, Adrian Bermúdez-Castel, Jose Antonio Calero, Diego Torres, Margarita Veloso and Lluís Font-Vizcarra
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Corresponding Author Marti Bernaus, MD, Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Osteoarticular Infection Unit, Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Plaça Dr. Robert 5 , Terrassa 08221, Spain. mbernaus@mutuaterrassa.cat
Key Words Electrical fields; Bacterial adhesion; Orthopedic infection; Titanium; Metal surfaces
Core Tip Current strategies to prevent orthopedic implant infections have focused on chemical measures. Our data suggest electrical currents may be useful in preventing Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli adhesion to titanium surfaces. Reduction in adhesion rates of up to 90% were observed when applying low intensity alternating currents on titanium surfaces. Further research is needed to consider the use of electrical currents for infection prevention in an in vivo scenario.
Publish Date 2022-06-17 03:54
Citation Bernaus M, Guillem-Marti J, Bermúdez-Castel A, Calero JA, Torres D, Veloso M, Font-Vizcarra L. Reducing bacterial adhesion to titanium surfaces using low intensity alternating electrical pulses. World J Orthop 2022; 13(6): 578-586
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/2218-5836/full/v13/i6/578.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.5312/wjo.v13.i6.578
Full Article (PDF) WJO-13-578.pdf
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Peer-review Report 74366-Peer-review(s).pdf
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