Does locally administered gentamicin affect the incidence of sternal wound infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery?


Balkanay O. O. , Goksedef D., Gode S. , Kilic Z. , Omeroglu S. N. , Ipek G.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.23, ss.32-38, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2015.10246
  • Dergi Adı: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.32-38

Özet

Background: This study aims to investigate whether the use of gentamicin-soaked sponges during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery has a protective effect against sternal wound infection (SWI).