Role of oxidized regenerated cellulose in preventing infections at the surgical site: prospective, randomized study in 98 patients affected by a dirty wound

Sergio Alfieri, Giuseppe Quero, Dario Di Miceli, Roberta Menghi, Caterina Cina, Giovanni Doglietto, Marco Pericoli Ridolfini

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate whether oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC), applied to "dirty" surgical wounds, is able to reduce the microbial load and, consequently, the infection rate as compared to conventional local wound treatment.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)55-62
Numero di pagine8
RivistaMinerva Chirurgica
Volume66
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2011

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anastomosis, Surgical
  • Cellulose, Oxidized
  • Colostomy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ileostomy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Occlusive Dressings
  • Povidone-Iodine
  • Prospective Studies
  • Skin
  • Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Surgical Sponges
  • Surgical Stomas
  • Surgical Wound Infection
  • Young Adult

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