Aplicare (povidone-iodine solution) used for irrigation

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Caitlin Ritchey
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Aplicare (povidone-iodine solution) used for irrigation

Historically we have been compounding an irrigation containing antibiotics and povidone-iodine solution for breast pocket irrigation during surgery. We are stopping this practice due to the povidone-iodine not being a sterile product. We are receiving significant push back from some surgeons. Curious about what others are doing if surgeons are still requesting this type of product? Thanks.