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ALLMedicine™ Wound Infection Center

Research & Reviews  3,177 results

A Novel Non-Antibiotic Gut-Directed Strategy to Prevent Surgical Site Infections.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000005547
Annals of Surgery; Hyoju SK, Keskey R et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Determine the efficacy of an orally delivered phosphate rich polymer, Pi-PEG, to prevent surgical site infection (SSI) in a mouse model of spontaneous wound infection involving gut-derived pathogens. Evidence suggests that pathogens originating fr...

abSorbable vErsus Non-absorbable SuturEs for Wound Closure in Carpal Tunnel Release
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05431101

Jun 24th, 2022 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a prevalent condition; up to 9% in women and 0.6% in men. It causes complaints of paresthesia, pain, numbness and loss of strength. Surgical decompression is the most effective treatment. After surgery, approximately 1,8%...

Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Irrisept Versus Normal Saline for Wound Irrigation After Posterior Spine Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05408923

Jun 24th, 2022 - Wound complications represent a significant risk factor in spinal surgery, particularly in complex multilevel procedures. Surgical site infections (SSI) are the most common health care-associated infection, accounting for 31% of all hospitalized p...

Predictors of reoperation after surgery for spinal epidural abscess.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2022.06.006
The Spine Journal : Official Journal of the North America... Kamalapathy PN, Karhade AV et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Spinal epidural abscess is a rare but severe condition with high rates of postoperative adverse events. The objective of the study was to identify independent prognostic factors for reoperation using two datasets: an institutional and national dat...

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Guidelines  2 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Clo...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz264
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...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-015-4293-8
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  453 results

abSorbable vErsus Non-absorbable SuturEs for Wound Closure in Carpal Tunnel Release
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05431101

Jun 24th, 2022 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a prevalent condition; up to 9% in women and 0.6% in men. It causes complaints of paresthesia, pain, numbness and loss of strength. Surgical decompression is the most effective treatment. After surgery, approximately 1,8%...

Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Irrisept Versus Normal Saline for Wound Irrigation After Posterior Spine Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05408923

Jun 24th, 2022 - Wound complications represent a significant risk factor in spinal surgery, particularly in complex multilevel procedures. Surgical site infections (SSI) are the most common health care-associated infection, accounting for 31% of all hospitalized p...

Outcome of the Anterior Subcutaneous Internal Fixator (INFIX) for Pelvic Ring Disruptions
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05354531

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Unstable pelvic ring fractures are usually associated with high energy trauma. They account for about 1.5-3.9% of all fractures, but they have a high rate of morbidity and mortality. Although the posterior pelvic ring provides the main stability (...

Intraoperative Ketamine Versus Saline in Depressed Patients Undergoing Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03861988

Jun 21st, 2022 - Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is widely prevalent among patients preparing to have surgery, and is a known risk factor for complications after surgery, including wound infection, myocardial infarction and opioid use disorder. Ketamine has emerge...

Full Early Atrial Diagnostics in Single Chamber ICD Patients Using the DX Lead and Home Monitoring in Brazil.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04869527

Jun 16th, 2022 - To demonstrate the value and benefits of BIOTRONIK's exclusive DX technology in assessing the incidence of supraventricular arrhythmias, mainly atrial fibrillation (AF), in patients with an indication for single chamber ICDs. Effects of the DX tec...

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News  201 results

In Patients With CBD Stones, Cholecystectomy Wound Infection Rates Similar With Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974231

May 19th, 2022 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with common bile duct (CBD) stones undergoing same-admission cholecystectomy, surgical site infection rates are low and similar with broad- and narrow-spectrum antibiotics, observational data suggest. Patien...

Fever following cesarean delivery: What are your steps for management?
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/249610/obstetrics/fever-following-cesarean-delivery-what-are-your-steps-management
Patrick Duff, MD

Dec 7th, 2021 - CASE Woman who has undergone recent cesarean delivery A 23-year-old woman had a primary cesarean delivery 72 hours ago due to an arrest of dilation at 6 cm. She was in labor for 22 hours, and her membranes were ruptured for 18 hours.

New wound over an old scar
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/248541/dermatology/new-wound-over-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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962429

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 Sex Influence Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959643

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 →