Joint Infection


Spacer for Knee

TAGS Knee Gentamicin

Spacer®-K is the preformed spacer for knee preloaded with Gentamicin. The device is made with antibiotic loaded bone cement and it’s made of two independent articulating components. It’s available in 3 different sizes (Small, Medium, Large).

The most studied preformed spacer

Tecres spacers represent today the most studied and published spacer devices with over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

High success rate

The relevant clinical information extracted from 26 peer-reviewed papers (21 different hospitals, more than 1,100 unique patients) shows that the infection eradication rate, at a mean follow-up of 56 months, exceeds 91%.

Preformed, safe and reliable

The use of a preformed commercial spacer, with standardized mechanical and pharmacological properties is an option which provides mechanical, biological and pharmacological safety and performance.


  • maintain the correct joint space
  • allow a good range of joint mobility
  • promote early rehabilitation by providing a means to avoid muscular retraction
  • allow the patient greater function during the treatment period
  • allow partial weight-bearing with crutches when the residual bone stock is adequate 
  • provide high and inhibitory local concentration of antibiotic in the site of infection at implantation (Bertazzoni Minelli et al., 2015) which is maintained over time (Mutimer et al., 2009).

Related accessories

Spacer Knee Trial Set (small-medium-large)

Knee Cannula

Bowl and Spatula


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