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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-07-04T23:11:17-0400
A prospective ranfomized clinical study of patients undergoing Milligan Morgan´s haemorrhoidectomy at Hospital Universitario Rey Juan Carlos (Móstoles-Spain) will be performed. The patie...
The patients were randomized into 3 groups: those patients undergoing a ionic silver-containing dressing (ISD) (Group 1), those undergoing a Mupirocin ointment application (MOA) (Group 2) ...
A prospective, randomized study will be performed. Patients are randomized using a 1:1 allocation into 2 groups: patients receiving a vitamin E-containing dressing (group 1) and a conventi...
This is a pre-post open label trial to assess the change in Vitamin D blood levels following treatment with three doses of topical Vitamin D3 in 20 subjects with existing Vitamin D deficie...
1. Introduction: The most common complication of loop ileostomies closure for rectal cancer patients undergoing a low anterior rectum resection, is the superficial surgical site...
We implemented a hysterectomy-specific surgical site infection prevention bundle after a higher-than-expected surgical site infection rate was identified at our institution. We evaluate how this bundl...
Surgical site infection (SSI) complicates approximately 2% of surgeries in the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals. Surgical site infections are responsible for increased morbidity, length of hospital sta...
The aim of this study was to retrospectively review the surgical site infection (SSI) rate in dogs undergoing laminectomies without perioperative antibiotics, and compare those data with the expect...
Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common causes of healthcare-associated infection. Although the use of topical antibiotics to prevent SSI is not recommended by current guidelines, publ...
Chloramphenicol ointment is often used in plastic and dermatologic surgery as a topical antibiotic for surgical wounds, but evidence regarding its efficacy and side effects is lacking. In addition, an...
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
Sterile clothing worn during surgical procedures to protect the surgical site from sources of contamination.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of disease or dysfunction by examination of the pathological site or operative field during surgical intervention.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)