Healing high-risk sternotomy incisions: Interrupted suture closure and negative pressure wound therapy

Sameh M. Said, Richard C. Daly

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Abstract

High-risk sternotomy incisions represent a challenge at the time of wound closure. We present an alternate wound closure technique that can be used in high-risk sternotomy incisions and consists of a combination of space-obliterating sutures and negative pressure (suction using wound VAC) therapy. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12388 (J Card Surg 2015;30:346-350)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)346-350
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)

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