Chronic osteomyelitis surgery

Treatment of cavitary bone defects in chronic osteomyelitis: Bioactive glass S53P4 vs. calcium sulphate antibiotic beads
Ferrando A, Part J, Baeza J. J. Bone Joint Infect. 2017;2(4):194-201. (An open access article.)

Antibacterial bioactive glass, S53P4, for chronic bone infections - a multinational study
Lindfors N, Geurts J, Drago L, Arts JJ, Juutilainen V, Hyvönen P, Suda A, Domenico A, Artiaco S, Alizadeh C, Brychcy A, Bialecki J, Romano C. Adv Exp Med Biol 2017;971:81-92.

Treatment of osteomyelitis by means of bioactive glass – initial experience in the Netherlands
Geurts J, Vranken T, Arts CJJ. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Orthopaedie. 2016;23(2):37-41. (An open access article.)

Reconstruction of vertebral bone defects using an expandable replacement device and bioactive glass S53P4 in the treatment of vertebral osteomyelitis: three patients and three pathogens
Kankare J, Lindfors NC. Scand J Surg. 2016 Feb 29. (An open access article.)

Bioactive glass for long bone infection: a systematic review
Aurégan J-C, Béguéa T. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 46 S8 (2015) S3-S7.

Clinical applications of S53P4 bioactive glass in bone healing and osteomyelitic treatment - a literature review
van Gestel NA, Geurts J, Hulsen DJ, van Rietbergen B, Hofmann S, Arts JJ. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:684826.

A comparative study of the use of bioactive glass S53P4 and antibiotic-loaded calcium-based bone substitutes in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis - a retrospective comparative study
Romanò CL, Logoluso N, Meani E, Romanò D, De Vecchi E, Vassena C, Drago L. Bone Joint J 2014;96-B:845-850.

Bioactive glass BAG-S53P4 for the adjunctive treatment of chronic osteomyelitis of the long bones: an in vitro and prospective clinical study.
Drago L, Romanò D, De Vecchi E, Vassena C, Logoluso N, Mattina R, Romanò CL. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:584.

Through the looking glass; bioactive glass S53P4 (BonAlive®) in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis.
McAndrew J, Efrimescu C, Sheehan E, Niall D. Ir J Med Sci. 2013;182(3):509-511.

Clinical Experience on Bioactive Glass S53P4 in Reconstructive Surgery in the Upper Extremity Showing Bone Remodelling, Vascularization, Cartilage Repair and Antibacte¬rial Properties of S53P4.
Lindfors NC. J Biotechnol Biomaterial. 2011;1(5). (An open access article.)

Bioactive glass S53P4 as bone graft substitute in treatment of osteomyelitis.
Lindfors NC, Hyvönen P, Nyyssönen M, Kirjavainen M, Kankare J, Gullichsen E, Salo J. Bone. 2010;47:212-218.