Role of negative pressure wound therapy in total hip and knee arthroplasty
Marcelo BP Siqueira, Deepak Ramanathan, Alison K Klika, Carlos A Higuera, Wael K Barsoum, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States
Author contributions: Siqueira MBP and Ramanathan D reviewed the literature for this minireview and wrote the manuscript; Klika AK, Higuera CA and Barsoum WK edited the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No financial support was received for this study. One author Carlos A Higuera has received research support funding from Stryker and KCI outside the submitted work; One author Carlos A Higuera lists the following relevant financial activities outside of this work and/or any other relationships or activities that readers could perceive to have influenced, or that give the appearance of potentially influencing, this manuscript; in the amount of USD 100001-USD 1000000 from Stryker and KCI; One author Wael K Barsoum has received research support from grants from Stryker, Zimmer, personal fees from Shukla Medical, personal fees from Wright Medical Technology, personal fees from Exactech, personal fees from KEF Healthcare, other from OtisMed Corporation, other from Custom Orthopaedic Solution, other from iVHR, grants from DJO, grants from Active Implants, grants from The Medicines Company, grants from State of Ohio, grants from Orthovita, grants from CoolSystems, grants from Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, grants from Salient Surgical Technologies, outside the submitted work; One author Wael K Barsoum lists the following relevant financial activities outside of this work and/or any other relationships or activities that readers could perceive to have influenced, or that give the appearance of potentially influencing, this manuscript; in the amount of USD 100001-USD 1000000 from the above institutions. None of the other authors have any conflicts of interest to report.
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Correspondence to: Alison K Klika, MS, Research Program Manager, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 24, 2015
Peer-review started: May 25, 2015
First decision: August 16, 2015
Revised: October 2, 2015
Accepted: November 17, 2015
Article in press: November 25, 2015
Published online: January 18, 2016