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Effect of Vitamin E Ointment on Incisional SSI in Colorectal Surgery

2016-07-04 23:11:17 | BioPortfolio

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Reduction of Postoperative Pain After Milligan-Morgan Haemorrhoidectomy With Application of Vitamin E Ointment

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Total Occlusive Ionic Silver-containing Dressing vs Mupirocin Ointment Application vs Conventional Dressing in Elective Colorectal Surgery: Effect on Incisional Surgical Site Infection

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Effect of Vitamin E-containing Dressing on Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery

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...

Vitamin D Levels Following Topical Application of Vitamin D Ointment

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Trial to Reduce Wound Infection With Contralateral Drainage in Loop Ileostomy Closure

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Risk Factors and Predictive Model Development of Thirty-Day Post-Operative Surgical Site Infection in the Veterans Administration Surgical Population.

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A survey of practice and opinions on the use of topical antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection: more confusion than consensus.

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Efficacy and adverse effects of topical chloramphenicol ointment use for surgical wounds: a systematic review.

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...

Surgical Site Infection in a Tertiary Neonatal Surgery Centre.

 Surgical site infection (SSI) is a key performance indicator to assess the quality of surgical care. Incidence and risk factors for SSI in neonatal surgery are lacking in the literature.

Effect of the Abdominal Fascial Closure with Triclosan-Coated Sutures in Fecal Peritonitis, on Surgical Site Infection, and Evisceration: A Retrospective Multi-Center Study.

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a frequent complication in dirty surgery, reaching rates of up to 40%. The incidence of SSI might be influenced by the suture used for closure of the abdominal fascia....

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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)

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