Bone cement

Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Bone cement » Antibiotics 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in use of antibiotics in bone cement in primary elbow arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Bone cement antibiotics (%)

Gentamicin
64.71
66.67
67.06
68.75
75.95
72.84
69.44
69.44

Erythromycin+Colistin
35.29
33.33
31.76
31.25
24.05
25.93
30.13
30.13

Tobramycin
0.00
0.00
1.18
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.21
0.21

Gentamicin+Clindamycin
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
1.23
0.21
0.21


Total (n):
468
68
75
85
80
79
81

EA: elbow arthroplasty.

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Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Bone cement » Viscosity 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in bone cement viscosity in primary elbow arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Bone cement viscosity (%)

High
52.94
61.33
54.12
56.25
59.49
59.26
57.26
57.26

Medium
36.76
33.33
40.00
36.25
34.18
33.33
35.68
35.68

Low
10.29
5.33
5.88
7.50
6.33
7.41
7.05
7.05


Total (n):
468
68
75
85
80
79
81

EA: elbow arthroplasty.

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Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Bone cement » Vacuum mixing system 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in use of bone cement pre-packed in a vacuum mixing system in primary elbow arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Vacuum mixing system (%)

Separately packed
95.59
82.67
91.76
93.75
83.54
76.54
87.18
87.18

Pre-packed
4.41
17.33
8.24
6.25
16.46
23.46
12.82
12.82


Total (n):
468
68
75
85
80
79
81

EA: elbow arthroplasty; Separately packed: separately packed bone cement components; Pre-packed: Bone cement pre-packed in a vacuum mixing system.

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