Device related infection

Known as: Device-Related Infection 
An infectious disorder caused by the use of a medical device.
National Institutes of Health

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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Seizure prediction would be clinically useful in patients with epilepsy and could improve safety, increase… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The HeartMate II (HMII) destination therapy (DT) trial demonstrated significant improvements in outcomes in continuous… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES We analyzed the infection burden associated with the implantation of cardiac implantable electrophysiological devices… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Because of the increased use of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators, infection has become a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation has become an effective treatment option for patients with severe… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND This analysis of the REMATCH Trial focuses on infection, which was an important source of morbidity and mortality. We… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Orthopedic implants have revolutionized treatment of bone fractures and noninfectious joint arthritis. Today, the risk for… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Long-term suppressive antimicrobial therapy is an alternative treatment choice in patients with medical device-related… (More)
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1995
1995
Device-related infections are difficult to treat with antibiotics alone. Standard susceptibility tests do not correlate with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
More than 90% of all intravascular device-related septicaemias are due to central venous or arterial catheters. To assess the… (More)
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