Sternal Wound Infection after Cardiac Surgery: Management and Outcome

@inproceedings{Dubert2015SternalWI,
  title={Sternal Wound Infection after Cardiac Surgery: Management and Outcome},
  author={Marie Dubert and Annabelle Pourbaix and Soleiman Alkhoder and Guillaume Mabileau and François Xavier Lescure and Walid Ghodhbane and Sabine Belorgey and Christophe Rioux and Laurence Armand-Lef{\`e}vre and Michel Wolff and Richard Raffoul and Patrick R Nataf and Yazdan Yazdanpanah and J F Lucet and Fan Yang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Sternal Wound Infection (SWI) is a severe complication after cardiac surgery. Debridement associated with primary closure using Redon drains (RD) is an effective treatment, but data on RD management and antibiotic treatment are scarce. METHODS We performed a single-center analysis of consecutive patients who were re-operated for SWI between 01/2009 and 12/2012. All patients underwent a closed drainage with RD (CDRD). Patients with endocarditis or those who died within the first 45… CONTINUE READING
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