[Wound infection after carotid artery endarterectomy caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: case report].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Carotid endarterectomy is a safe and reliable surgical procedure to treat the narrowing of the internal carotid artery greater than 70%. One of the most serious complications of surgical wound after endarterectomy is an infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which is accompanied with high morbidity and mortality… (More)

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