Subcutaneous Closed-Suction Drainage Does Not Affect Surgical Site Infection Rate Following Elective Abdominal Operations : A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial


Kaya E., Paksoy E., Ozturk E., Sigirli D., Bagel H.

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.110, no.4, pp.457-462, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2010.11680655
  • Journal Name: ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-462
  • Keywords: Surgical site infection, abdominal incision, subcutaneous drainage, SUPERFICIAL WOUND DISRUPTION, CESAREAN DELIVERY, OBESE WOMEN, TISSUE, CLOSURE, SURGERY, SYSTEM, INCISIONS, SUTURE, DEPTH
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose : To evaluate whether subcutaneous closed-suction drainage (SCSD) would decrease the SSI rate in elective abdominal operations.