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  • Published in Tanaffos 2013

Acute Mediastinitis in Children: A Nine-Year Experience

@inproceedings{Tabari2013AcuteMI,
  title={Acute Mediastinitis in Children: A Nine-Year Experience},
  author={Ahmad Khaleghnejad Tabari and Alireza Mirshemirani and Mohsen Rouzrokh and Laili Mohajerzadeh and Nasibeh Khaleghnejad Tabari and Parand Ghaffari},
  booktitle={Tanaffos},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Acute mediastinitis is a serious medical condition with a mortality rate of 30 to 40% or even higher. Early diagnosis with prompt and aggressive treatment is essential to prevent its rapid progression. We evaluated acute mediastinitis cases and analyzed the outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted on patients diagnosed with acute mediastinitis who were admitted to Mofid Children's Hospital from January 2001 to January 2010. RESULTS Seventeen… CONTINUE READING
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