First Evidence of Sternal Wound

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First Evidence of Sternal Wound Biofilm following Cardiac Surgery
PMC3731358
Management of deep sternal wound infection (SWI), a serious complication after cardiac surgery with high morbidity and mortality incidence, requires invasive procedures such as, debridement with primary closure or myocutaneous flap
reconstruction along with use of broad spectrum antibiotics.
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Overview and Management of Sternal Wound Infection
PMC3140234
Sternal wound infection is a life-threatening complication after cardiac surgery
associated with high morbidity and mortality. Past treatment options have included closed suction and continuous irrigation.
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Deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery
PMC3663691
Deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) is a serious postoperative complication of cardiac surgery. In this study we investigated the incidence of DSWI and effect of re-exploration for bleeding on DSWI mortality.
wound infection after cardiac surgery.pd
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Sternum wound contraction and distension during negative pressure wound therapy when using a rigid disc to prevent heart and lung rupture
PMC3073896
There are increasing reports of deaths and serious complications associated with the use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), of which right ventricular heart rupture is the most devastating.
Sternum wound contraction and distension
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Overview and Management of Sternal Wound Infection
PMC3140234
Sternal wound infection, treatment, flap, VAC, sternal plating
Overview and Management of Sternal Wound
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Deep sternal wound infection after open heart surgery: current treatment insights. A retrospective study of 36 cases
PMC3218281
The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the results of reconstructing infected poststernotomy wounds, with either sternal plating and/or pectoralis major flap transposition or pedicled omentoplasty after previous vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy.
Deep sternal wound.pdf
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Delivery of local anaesthetic via a sternal catheter to reduce the pain caused by sternal fractures
PMC2653979
Sternal fractures cause considerable pain, and a proportion of patients require admission for analgesia. Local anaesthetic techniques have been used to reduce the pain from chest wall injuries and may reduce complications from these injuries.
Delivery of local anaesthetic via a ster
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Suction-irrigation drainage: an underestimated therapeutic option for surgical treatment
PMC3686369
Deep sternal wound infections are significant and severe complications following cardiac surgery and substantially influence perioperative morbidity and mortality. We present the experience of our department using two different surgical treatments over a three-year period.
Suction-irrigation drainage.pdf
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Wound complications after median sternotomy: a single-centre study
PMC3630417
Sternal wound complications following median sternotomy remain a challenge in cardiac surgery. Changes in both patient profile and type of operations have been observed in recent years.
Wound complications after median sternot
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Risk analysis and outcome of mediastinal wound and deep mediastinal wound infections with specific emphasis to omental transposition
PMC3182890
To report our experience, with Deep mediastinal wound infections (DMWI). Emphasis was given to the management of deep infections with omental flaps
Risk analysis and outcome of mediastinal
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