Risk factors associated with surgical site infection after breast surgery

Nezhadhoseini, Seyed Esmael and Fotohi, Kazem and Vejdani, Mohammad (2015) Risk factors associated with surgical site infection after breast surgery. Reviews in Clinical Medicine, 2 (1). pp. 45-48.

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Abstract

Breast surgical site infection is not only one of the main causes of the morbidity and mortality of cases under different types of surgeries, but also it results in longer hospitalization and additional expenses. Identifying various potential parameters related to the occurrence of surgical site infection after the surgery and getting accurate knowledge about them can be beneficial in preventing the surgical site infection. Various types of studies have been conducted to evaluate the possible risk parameters of surgical site infection in every surgery. In this study, we tried to provide a brief review of the available literature regarding the risk factors associated with breast surgical site infection. To this end, we searched the Pubmed database for the relevant articles. We selected eight articles, which have studied the parameters with statistically significant association with the breast surgical site infection. According to our review, further studies with larger sample size can be effective in better evaluating the associated risk factors and presenting the exact effect of some uncertain risk factors of the surgical site infection after breast surgeries.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Reviews in Clinical Medicine
Depositing User: RCM RCM
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 13:34
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017 13:34
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7556

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