Multicenter double-blinded randomized controlled trial of standard abdominal wound edge protection with surgical dressings versus coverage with a sterile circular polyethylene drape for prevention of surgical site infections: a CHIR-Net trial (BaFO; NCT01181206).

@article{Mihaljevic2014MulticenterDR,
  title={Multicenter double-blinded randomized controlled trial of standard abdominal wound edge protection with surgical dressings versus coverage with a sterile circular polyethylene drape for prevention of surgical site infections: a CHIR-Net trial (BaFO; NCT01181206).},
  author={Andr{\'e} L Mihaljevic and Rebekka Schirren and Mine {\"O}zer and Stephanie Ottl and Sybille Gr{\"u}n and Christoph W. Michalski and Mert Erkan and Carsten J{\"a}ger and Carolin Reiser-Erkan and Victoria Kehl and Tibor Schuster and J{\"u}rgen D. Roder and Ulf Clauer and Carolin Orlitsch and Tomas F Hoffmann and Reinhard Lange and Thomas Harzenetter and Phillip Steiner and Milena Michalski and Karl Henkel and Josef Stadler and Georg A. Pistorius and Anja Jahn and Robert Obermaier and Robert Unger and Roland Strunk and Frank Willeke and Holger Vogelsang and Bert Halve and K. -H. Dietl and Hendrik Hilgenstock and Alexander Meyer and Hans-J{\"o}rg Kr{\"a}mling and Markus J. Wagner and Michael Schoenberg and Florian Zeller and Johannes Schmidt and Helmut Friess and Joerg Kleeff},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={260 5},
  pages={730-7; discussion 737-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether circular plastic wound edge protectors (CWEPs) significantly reduce the rate of surgical site infections (SSIs) in comparison to standard surgical towels in patients undergoing laparotomy. BACKGROUND SSIs cause substantial morbidity, prolonged hospitalization, and costs and remain one of the most frequent surgical complications. CWEPs have been proposed as a measure to reduce the incidence of SSIs. METHODS In this randomized controlled, multicenter, 2-arm… CONTINUE READING
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