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Risk Factors of Sharma et al for a Harvest Surgical Site Infection Following a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Procedure

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Infectious Diseases

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Sharma et al identified risk factors for a surgical site infection (SSI) at the site where saphenous vein grafts were harvested prior to a coronary artery bypass procedure. A patient with risk factors for surgical site infection may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from St. John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University in Detroit.

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