Surgical wound infection following heart surgery.

  title={Surgical wound infection following heart surgery.},
  author={Cl{\'a}udio L{\'e}o Gelape},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  volume={89 1},
The treatment of surgical wound infections still represents a challenge. The advances made so far have brought about new treatment options which have reduced the morbidity and mortality of severe infections. Evidence indicates that aggressive and early approaches associated with the use of antimicrobial agents represent important forms of treatment. The team in charge of the clinical and surgical care provided to these patients should use the best evidence available to personalize treatment… CONTINUE READING