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Prevention and Management of Sternal Wound Infections

Thursday, March 1, 2018

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Harold L. Lazar, Thomas Vander Salm, Richard Engelman, Dennis Orgill, Steven Gordon

The authors present a thorough expert consensus review on the prevention—preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative—and the postoperative management of sternal wound infections.  The authors conclude with a guideline with class recommendations and levels of evidence.

This article should be in every cardiac surgeon's armamentarium.

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