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Table 1 Cement mixture groups

From: The effect of N-acetylcysteine on mechanical fatigue resistance of antibiotic-loaded bone cement

Group Cement mixture ingredients
1 Bone cementa
2 Bone cement + 600 mg NACb
3 Bone cement + 0.5 g gentamicinc
4 Bone cement + 0.5 gentamicin + 600 mg NAC
5 Bone cement + 1 g vancomycind
6 Bone cement + 1 g vancomycin + 600 mg NAC
7 Bone cement + 400 mg teicoplanine
8 Bone cement + 400 mg teicoplanin + 600 mg NAC
  1. aVersabond cement (40 g polymer powder + 20 mL monomer liquid)
  2. bAcetyl-l-cysteine (Sigma Aldrich, A7250)
  3. cCemex Genta
  4. dEdicin 1 g (Sandoz, Serbia)
  5. eTargocid, Sanofi Aventis, Italy