[Cost savings by disinfection for prevention of surgical wound dehiscence after gastrectomy].

@article{Schardey1997CostSB,
  title={[Cost savings by disinfection for prevention of surgical wound dehiscence after gastrectomy].},
  author={Hans Martin Schardey and U H Joosten and U. Finke and Rolf Schauer and K. H. Staubach and H. Exner and Friedrich Wilhelm Schildberg},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={1997},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={416-24}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of decontamination as compared to placebo medication on post-gastrectomy treatment costs. The results of a prospective double-blind placebo-controlled multicenter trial indicate that perioperative i.v. prophylaxis with cefotaxim and topical decontamination with polymyxin B, tobramycin, vancomycin and… CONTINUE READING