Bone cement

Knee » Total knee arthroplasty » Bone cement » Antibiotics 2010-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in use of antibiotics in bone cement in primary total knee arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2010-2019

Year

Bone cement antibiotics (%)

Gentamicin
87.67
87.56
89.73
89.80
91.46
93.02
96.29
98.13
98.54
98.67
93.50
93.50

Erythromycin+Colistin
3.90
4.47
4.25
4.48
4.01
2.58
0.69
0.47
0.32
0.00
2.37
2.37

Tobramycin
4.09
3.22
3.27
3.41
2.71
2.90
2.20
0.62
0.00
0.00
2.13
2.13

No antibiotics
4.25
4.64
2.56
2.17
1.71
1.39
0.67
0.69
0.99
1.23
1.88
1.88

Gentamicin+Clindamycin
0.09
0.11
0.20
0.15
0.11
0.11
0.15
0.09
0.15
0.10
0.12
0.12


Total (n):
202,594
15,112
16,846
19,032
19,988
21,602
21,789
22,603
22,230
22,131
21,261

Please note: Bone cement with gentamicin and vancomycin was used in 12 (<0.01%) primary TKAs in 2015-2019.
TKA: total knee arthroplasty.

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Knee » Total knee arthroplasty » Bone cement » Viscosity 2010-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in bone cement viscosity in primary total knee arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2010-2019

Year

Bone cement viscosity (%)

High
85.54
86.69
86.99
86.60
87.58
89.34
93.53
95.79
98.17
98.22
91.23
91.23

Medium
14.40
13.30
12.99
13.39
12.42
10.66
6.47
4.21
1.83
1.75
8.76
8.76

Low
0.06
0.01
0.03
0.01
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.03
0.01
0.01


Total (n):
202,606
15,112
16,846
19,032
19,988
21,602
21,791
22,604
22,230
22,137
21,264

TKA: total knee arthroplasty.

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Knee » Total knee arthroplasty » Bone cement » Vacuum mixing system 2010-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in use of bone cement pre-packed in a vacuum mixing system in primary total knee arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2010-2019

Year

Vacuum mixing system (%)

Separately packed
93.75
91.37
85.62
79.58
76.81
70.12
67.67
72.67
50.57
44.10
71.89
71.89

Pre-packed
6.25
8.63
14.38
20.42
23.19
29.88
32.33
27.33
49.43
55.90
28.11
28.11


Total (n):
202,606
15,112
16,846
19,032
19,988
21,602
21,791
22,604
22,230
22,137
21,264

TKA: total knee arthroplasty; Separately packed: separately packed bone cement components; Pre-packed: Bone cement pre-packed in a vacuum mixing system.

© LROI 2020