Efficacy of continuous cleansing with teicoplanin on post-CABG methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) mediastinitis: report of a case.

@article{Sezai2004EfficacyOC,
  title={Efficacy of continuous cleansing with teicoplanin on post-CABG methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) mediastinitis: report of a case.},
  author={Akira Sezai and Motomi Shiono and Tatsuya Inoue and Mitsumasa Hata and Mitsuru Iida and Tetsuya Niino and Akira Saito and Tsutomu Hattori and Shinji Wakui and Masao Soeda and Nanao Negishi and Yukiyasu Sezai},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          191-4
        }
}
The patient was a 48-year-old male who was diagnosed with unstable angina. He had worsening cardiogenic shock during coronary angiography. Emergency coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) was performed. He had a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) mediastinitis on day 22 after CABG. Drains were placed in the anterior mediastinum, left thoracic cavity, and abscess cavity, and another drain was placed in the mediastinal space for continuous cleansing with povidone iodine, oxydol… CONTINUE READING

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