Mediastinitis

Known as: Mediastinitis [Disease/Finding], Mediastinum Inflammation, Inflammations, Mediastinum 
Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
What follows are the NHSN criteria for all healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). These criteria include those for the “Big… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The conventional treatment for poststernotomy mediastinitis usually involves surgical revision, closed irrigation, or… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Postoperative mediastinitis is one of the most feared complications in patients who undergo cardiac surgery because in… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Sternal wound infection leading to post-operative mediastinitis is a devastating complication of cardiac surgery… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) remains a serious complication after cardiac surgery. New evolving techniques… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare benign disorder caused by proliferation of acellular collagen and fibrous tissue within the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Mediastinitis is a dreaded complication of coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG). The long-term effect of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a cytotoxin that causes leukocyte destruction and tissue necrosis. It is produced by fewer… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To determine whether there is an independent association of acute renal failure requiring dialysis with operative… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
From January 1975 through July 1981, ten patients with mediastinitis complicating an oropharyngeal infection, that is, a form of… (More)
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