Delayed sternal closure after arterial switch operations: a single center experience


GÖÇEN U.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.3, pp.540-545, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cutf.323968
  • Journal Name: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.540-545
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: Delayed sternal closure after arterial switch operation is a therapeutic option in the treatment of the hemorrhage, tamponade and edema. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between delayed sternal closure and mediastinitis after arterial switch operation.