Superficial and deep sternal wound infection after more than 9000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): incidence, risk factors and mortality

@article{Omran2007SuperficialAD,
  title={Superficial and deep sternal wound infection after more than 9000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): incidence, risk factors and mortality},
  author={Abbas Salehi Omran and Abbasali Karimi and Seyed Hossein Ahmadi and Setareh Davoodi and Mehrab Marzban and Namvar Movahedi and Kyomars Abbasi and Mohammad Ali Boroumand and Saeed Davoodi and Naghmeh Moshtaghi},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={112 - 112}
}
BACKGROUND Sternal wound infection (SWI) is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication of cardiac surgery. Predisposing factors for SWI are multiple with varied frequencies in different studies. The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence, risk factors, and mortality of SWI after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) at Tehran Heart Center. METHODS This study prospectively evaluated multiple risk factors for SWI in 9201 patients who underwent CABG at Tehran Heart… CONTINUE READING
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