Diagnosis and management of prosthetic vascular graft infections.

  title={Diagnosis and management of prosthetic vascular graft infections.},
  author={Laurence Legout and Piervito D'elia and B{\'e}atrice Sarraz-Bournet and St{\'e}phan Haulon and Agn{\`e}s Meybeck and Eric Senneville and Olivier Leroy},
  journal={Medecine et maladies infectieuses},
  volume={42 3},
Prosthetic vascular graft infection is a rare but very severe complication with a high death rate. Its optimal management requires appropriate surgical procedures combined with adequate antimicrobial treatment in reference center. The authors wanted to focus on the management of prosthetic vascular graft infection and define the clinical, microbiological, biological, and radiological criteria of vascular graft infection. Complementary investigations, although these are small series, include CT… CONTINUE READING
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