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Laminar flow reduces cases of surgical site infections in vascular patients.
|Title||Laminar flow reduces cases of surgical site infections in vascular patients.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Bosanquet DC, Jones CN, Gill N, Jarvis P, Lewis MH|
|Journal||Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England|
|Date Published||2013 Jan|
Numerous strategies are employed routinely in an effort to lower rates of surgical site infections (SSIs). A laminar flow theatre environment is generally used during orthopaedic surgery to reduce rates of SSIs. Its role in vascular surgery, especially when arterial bypass grafts are used, is unknown.
|Alternate Journal||Ann R Coll Surg Engl|