VANCOGENX® was the very first bone cement to be CE marked containing a combination of gentamicin and vancomycin. The synergistic behaviour of these two antibiotics makes this cement the best option  for challenging orthopaedic infections.
VANCOGENX uses special preparations and controlled processes to ensure an even distribution of fine antibiotics, resulting in bone cement with optimum strength and elution characteristics [2, 3].
 Giavaresi G, Borsari V, Fini M, Giardino R, Sambri V, Gaibani P, Soffiatti R. Preliminary investigations on a new gentamicin and vancomycin-coated PMMA nail for the treatment of bone and intramedullary infections: An experimental study in the rabbit. J Orthop Res. 2008 Jun;26(6):785-92. doi: 10.1002/jor.20543.
 Bertazzoni Minelli E, Della Bora T, Benini A. Different microbial biofilm formation on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) bone cement loaded with gentamicin and vancomycin. Anaerobe. 2011 Dec;17(6):380-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2011.03.013. Epub 2011 Apr 16.
 Gallo J, Bogdanová K, Šiller M, Švábová M, Lošťák J, Kolář M. [Microbial and pharmacological characteristics of VancogenX]. Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2013;80(1):69-76. Czech.
VANCOGENX is a registered trademark of Tecres SpA
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