Preliminary outcome of treatment of postoperative primarily closed sternotomy wounds treated using negative pressure wound therapy Back


Publication Date: September 21, 2014

Hospital infections, and in particular infections of the surgical site are a common problem of the procedural departments. Due to continuous progress of surgical techniques and patient population getting older with multiple co-morbidities, multidirectional actions need to be taken to avoid these infections or, if they do occur, achieve optimal treatment outcomes. Vacuum wound therapy is one of the directions that has been developed over the recent years.