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Acetic Acid as Part of a Debridement Protocol During Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Mr Williams and his co authors investigated a novel adjuvant chemical debridement strategy using acetic acid (AA) that seeks to create a hostile environment for microorganisms. They also report the first orthopaedic in vivo series using an AA soak in infected TKAs as well as investigated the in vitro efficacy of AA against bacteria isolated from these knees. It is published here in the Journal of Arthroplasty