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Risk Factors of Harder et al for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in a Pediatric Patient Undergoing Cardiac Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease with Delayed Sternal Closure

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Harder et al identified risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI) in a pediatric patient having cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease with delayed sternal closure. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Michigan.

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