Deep Sternal Wound Infections

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Weight 2899 g
Dimensions 168 × 240 mm


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Springer Berlin Heidelberg


This concise and practical handbook covers the basics of pathophysiology, diagnosis, interdisciplinary surgical management, prevention and rehabilitation of patients with deep sternal wound infections and sternal osteomyelitis.

All relevant aspects and surgical procedures are explained in an easily understandable way. Additionally special approaches and preventive measures are highlighted with regard to the perioperative handling as well as the rehabilitation possibilities.

Through concise texts with numerous illustrations, the book is ideal for the practice and as a supplement to further studies.

This book is suitable for all specialists who are involved into the treatment and diagnosis

of sternal wound infections, particularly cardio-thoracis, thoracic, plastic, vascular

surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, and rehabilitation physicians.

Anatomical basis.- Physiology and Pathophysiology.- Wound management.- Bony stabilization Prevention.- Prevention of poststernotomy wound infections in obese patients by negative pressure wound therapy.- Rehabilitation after sternal osteomyelitis.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Raymund E. Horch

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Willy
Abteilung Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie, Septische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie
Wundzentrum (ICW e.V.), Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Berlin

Prof. Dr. med. Ingo Kutschka
Klinik für Herz- und Thoraxchirurgie, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Concise and easy to understand
Expert tipps
Coloured illustrations