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ALLMedicine™ Wound Infection Center

Research & Reviews  2,563 results

Application of local gentamicin in the treatment of deep sternal wound infection: a ran...
European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Jo... Vos RJ, van Putte BP et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - In patients with deep sternal wound infection (DSWI), primary closure of the sternal bone over high negative pressure Redon drains has shown to be a safe and feasible treatment method. Addition of local gentamicin could accelerate healing and impr...

Using antibiotic-loaded bone cement for a patient with deep sternal wound infection aft...
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Jiang X, Jiao G et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - A 67-year-old male presented with sternal dehiscence following open cardiac surgery. Extensive debridement and attempted closure failed, and the wound had since been managed with vacuum-assisted closure therapy, with little progress. We treated hi...

Factors affecting postpartum infection: A systematic review.
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets; Malmir M, Boroojerdi NA et. al.

Dec 1st, 2021 - Puerperal infection is used to describe any bacterial infection of the reproductive tract after delivery. Identifying the factors affecting postpartum infections can reduce the risk and complications of such factors and postpartum maternal mortali...

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Guidelines  2 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Clo...
Neurosurgery Beier AD, Nikas DC et. al.

Aug 17th, 2019 - Appropriate timing for closure of myelomeningocele (MM) varies in the literature. Older studies present 48 h as the timeframe after which infection complication rates rise. The objective of this guideline is to determine if closing the MM within 4...

Laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: updated Consensus Development Conference...
Surgical Endoscopy; Silecchia G, Campanile FC et. al.

Jul 4th, 2015 - The Executive board of the Italian Society for Endoscopic Surgery (SICE) promoted an update of the first evidence-based Italian Consensus Conference Guidelines 2010 because a large amount of literature has been published in the last 4 years about ...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  133 results

The Quality of Life and Patency Rate After Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Nov 2nd, 2021 - This trial will address essential questions of the efficacy and safety of MICS-CABG in addition to the quality of life and patency rate of the grafts. The study will also address the impact of patients' preferences on external validity and interna...

Staple Versus Suture Closure for Foot and Ankle Surgery

Nov 1st, 2021 - The material used for closure of surgical incision is often considered "dealer's choice" and usually is chosen from one (or a combination) of the following techniques: subcutaneous absorbable sutures, interrupted simple/mattress dermal sutures, or...

A Contemporary Review of Methods of Repair of Skin and Soft Tissue Defects Following Surgery for Advanced Pelvic Malignancy

Oct 12th, 2021 - Locally advanced pelvic malignancies pose numerous technical difficulties to oncological surgeons, particularly where extended resections are performed. The repair of skin and soft tissue defects after radical resections are among the most challen...

A Clinical Trial on No-touch Vein Graft (NT-graft) in Coronary Surgery

Oct 11th, 2021 - Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the most common surgical procedure aimed against ischemic heart disease (IHD) in Sweden. Early and late success of CABG is the result of sustained patency of the bypass grafts. The choice of conduit (graft...

ImplementatioN of Remote Surgical wOund Assessment During the coviD-19 pandEmic

Oct 6th, 2021 - Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common complications following surgery with significant costs to patients and health systems. Earlier diagnosis and treatment of SSI can reduce its impact. We have previously developed a unique remo...

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News  145 results

New wound over an old scar
MDedge Family Medicine;

Nov 18th, 2021 - While a squamous cell carcinoma presenting this way is perhaps more common, this nonhealing draining papule over a sternal scar was actually a sternocutaneous fistula (SCF). Examination revealed multiple bound down pits along the sternotomy scar.

Adding Oral to IV Antibiotics Likely Curbs Wound Infection in Elective Colorectal Surgery

Nov 8th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery, adding oral antibiotics (OAs) to intravenous (IV) antibiotics preoperatively reduced incisional surgical site infection (SSI) by more than 50% in a network meta-analys...

Does Drainage Timing Matter in Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis?

Oct 6th, 2021 - Immediate drainage of infected necrotizing pancreatitis within 24 hours of diagnosis did not result in significantly fewer complications compared to postponed drainage, a small randomized controlled trial found. In an intention-to-treat analysis o...

Advances in the Management of Hepatic and Pancreatic Malignancies

Oct 6th, 2021 - Perry Shen, MD, FACS Clancy Clark, MD Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center Despite an overall decline in cancer death rates during the last decade, hepatic and pancreatic cancer death rates are on ...

Does Sex Influence Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery?

Sep 24th, 2021 - ​​Takeaway Women had a greater risk of short-term mortality and post-operative stroke than men following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and valve surgery combined with CABG. No difference was seen in isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR), l...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →