Browsing by Author "Bayer, Arzu"
Mortality rate length of stay and extra cost of sternal surgical site infections following coronary artery bypass grafting in a private medical centre in Turkey Authors:Coşkun, Diler; Aytaç, Jale; Aydınlı, Aydın; Bayer, Arzu
Publisher and Date:(W.B. Saunders Co Ltd, 2005)Florence Nightingale Hospital is a 300-bed university-affiliated private medical centre with a large open heart surgery programme in Istanbul Turkey. In this study the mortality rates lengths of stay (LOS) and extra costs of patients with deep sternal surgical site infections (DSSSIs) and superficial sternal surgical site infections (SSSSIs) following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) were determined from January 1999 to December 2002. Group I included 52 patients with DSSSIs Group II included ...