Incidence of Device-Related and Occult Infections
There are over two million healthcare associated infections every year, of which 50-70% can be attributed to microbial colonization of indwelling implants. 1,2 These device-related infections (DRI’s) create a staggering financial burden, with costs ranging from $30,000 to treat a catheter infection to over $150,000 to address an infected total joint prosthesis.
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At Orthobond, we recognize the urgent need to protect implants from bacteria, and we are combatting contamination head-on with innovation, technology, and groundbreaking science.