Ann Vasc Surg 2021 Sep 17. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Mailbox Drop Point 509, 35 Stirling Hwy, Nedlands, 6009, Western Australia, Australia; Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Level 6, G Block, QEII Medical Centre, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, 6009 Western Australia, Australia; Curtin Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University Level 4 Building 400, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845 Australia; Heart and Vascular Research Institute, Level 2 Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, 6 Verdun Street, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia 6009. Electronic address:
Objectives: Deep-space surgical site infections carry significant morbidity and mortality. The evidence for gentamicin-containing collagen implants at reducing surgical site infections in open infrainguinal arterial surgery is limited. This study examined whether gentamicin-containing collagen implants reduces 30-day surgical site infections and their severity following open infrainguinal arterial surgery. Read More