The management of complicated sternal dehiscence following open heart surgery


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Imren Y., Selek H., Zor H., Bayram H., Ereren E., Tasoglu I., ...Daha Fazla

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.9, sa.6, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20061109
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Background. Wound infection after median sternotomy for cardiac or thoracic surgery is a serious complication, and there is a lack of agreement regarding the best treatment method. We present our results in patients with mediastinitis treated with longitudinally affixed titanium plates on sternal halves.