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Impact of Breast Size on Sternal Wound Complications in Women After Median Sternotomy

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Infectious Diseases

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Copeland et al evaluated the impact of breast size on the risk of deep sternal wound infection in women following cardiac surgery with median sternotomy. This can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and Henry Ford Medical Center in Detroit.

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