Do Iodine-Impregnated Adhesive Surgical Drapes Reduce Surgical Site Infections during Open Ventral Hernia Repair? A Comparative Analysis.


This study evaluated the role of iodine-impregnated adhesive drapes to reduce surgical site infections and occurrences in open ventral hernia repairs. All patients undergoing open ventral hernia repair of clean wounds with a retromuscular repair using synthetic mesh by a single surgeon were prospectively evaluated from the American Hernia Society Quality… (More)


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