Efficiency of Antibacterial Suture Material in Cardiac Surgery: A Double-Blind Randomized Prospective Study


Isik I., Selimen D., Senay S., Alhan C.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.15, sa.1, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20111106
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Objective: Postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) still greatly affect mortality and morbidity in cardiovascular surgery. SSI may be related to the suture material. In this prospective, randomized, controlled, and double-blinded study, the effect of antibacterial suture material on SSI in cardiac surgical patients was investigated.