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Efficacy of intraoperative surgical irrigation with polihexanide and nitrofurazone in reducing bacterial load after nail removal surgery.
BACKGROUND A common challenge of nail avulsion surgery is the associated bacterial contamination and infection that can manifest. The toe has a difficult anatomy to antiseptically prepare andExpand
Preoperative skin and nail preparation of the foot: comparison of the efficacy of 4 different methods in reducing bacterial load.
Background Orthopedic surgical procedures involving the foot and ankle are associated with high rates of infection. The optimal method of preparing the skin and nails for foot and ankle surgeryExpand
Surgical approach to vesicourethral anastomotic stricture following radical prostatectomy.
INTRODUCTION Vesicourethral anastomotic stricture following prostatectomy is uncommon but represents a challenge for reconstructive surgery and has a significant impact on quality of life. The aim ofExpand
Efficacy of Preoperative and Intraoperative Skin and Nail Surgical Preparation of the Foot in Reducing Bacterial Load
BACKGROUND A common problem associated with toenail removal surgery is the accompanying bacterial infection that often ensues. The foot has a particularly difficult anatomy to prepare antisepticallyExpand
Effectiveness of surgical hand antisepsis using chlorhexidine digluconate and parachlorometaxylenol hand scrub
Background: Chlorhexidine and parachlorometaxylenol (PCMX) are antiseptics recommended for surgical hand antisepsis. To our knowledge, PCMX has not been evaluated for bactericidal efficacy “in vivo.Expand
Total nail ablation for onychodystrophy with optimized gauze-phenol application.
Background  Nail disorders are frequent among the geriatric population and unfortunately, repeat avulsion procedures often result in complications. Objective  To utilize a phenol-based totalExpand
Surgical approach to vesicourethral anastomotic stricture following radical prostatectomy
Abstract Introduction Vesicourethral anastomotic stricture following prostatectomy is uncommon but represents a challenge for reconstructive surgery and has a significant impact on quality of life.Expand
Importance of pre-operative skin and nail preparation of the foot and intra-operative surgical irrigation in reducing infection after surgical nail avulsion
Orthopedic surgical procedures involving the foot and ankle are associated with high rates of infection. A common challenge of nail avulsion surgery is the associated bacterial contamination andExpand