What is the most optimal local antimicrobial delivery strategy during limb salvage: antibiotic cement, silver-coated implant, iodine-coated implant, topical vancomycin powder, injection of antibiotics via drain tubing or other?

Authors: Mitchell Schwaber, Yaakov Dickstein, Elizabeth Temkin

RECOMMENDATION: Unknown. No direct comparison has been made of diff erent antimicrobial delivery strategies in oncological patients undergoing limb salvage procedures.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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