Infectious complications after elective vascular surgical procedures.

@article{Vogel2010InfectiousCA,
  title={Infectious complications after elective vascular surgical procedures.},
  author={Todd R. Vogel and Viktor Y. Dombrovskiy and Jeffrey L Carson and Paul B. Haser and Stephen F. Lowry and Alan M. Graham},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          122-9; discussion 129-30
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the rates of postoperative infectious complications and death after elective vascular surgery, define vascular procedures with the greatest risk of developing nosocomial infections, and assess the effect of infection on health care resource utilization. METHODS The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2002-2006) was used to identify major vascular procedures by International Classification of Diseases, 9th Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM… CONTINUE READING
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