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Infection of Synthetic Vascular Graft | Classification

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a synthetic vascular graft for a surgical site infection using the classification of Szilagyi et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

T81.4

Description:

Szilagyi et al classified surgical site infections associated with a synthetic vascular graft based on the depth of infection. The authors are from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

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