Randomized Trial of Drain Antisepsis After Mastectomy and Immediate Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antisepsis
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Catheters
  • Mammaplasty
  • Mastectomy
  • Surgical Wound Infection

abstract

  • Simple and inexpensive local antiseptic interventions with a chlorhexidine disc and hypochlorite solution reduce bacterial colonization of drains, and reduced drain colonization was associated with fewer infections.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4373621

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-014-3918-9

PubMed ID

  • 25096386

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3240

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 21

number

  • 10