THE CURRENT TREND IN TREATMENT FOR OSTEOMYELITISAbstract
Osteomyelitis is a very serious disease caused by bacteria, especially Staphylococcus aureus, which directly attacks the bones tissues. Many physicians and surgeons are still looking for the basic cure of the disease. This article mainly focuses on the different kinds of treatments using new drug formulations. Vancomycin coated with chitosan polymers, biodegradable scaffolds, use of major limb amputations with a modified Lautenbach technique, and use of telavancin drug for outpatients is currently used for the treatment of osteomyelitis. Osteomyelitis is classified based on the cause of the disease and also the treatment. Many research works have been carried out which gives us prospects for the treatment of the disease. The pros and cons associated with different methods used for the treatment of the disease are discussed. These methods give us a better idea about the treatment of the disease and also helps in restricting the disease without causing larger damage. The usage of PMMA beads has shown better results for the treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis.
S. Chakraborty *, D. V. Gowda and V. N. Gupta
Department of Pharmaceutics, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, JSS Medical Institutions Campus, Shri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
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