Cardiovascular daytime varying effect in cardiac surgery on surgical site infections and 1-year mortality: A prospective cohort study with 22,305 patients.

Sommerstein, Rami; Marschall, Jonas; Kuster, Stefan P; Troillet, Nicolas; Carrel, Thierry; Eckstein, Friedrich S; Widmer, Andreas F (2019). Cardiovascular daytime varying effect in cardiac surgery on surgical site infections and 1-year mortality: A prospective cohort study with 22,305 patients. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 40(6), pp. 727-728. Cambridge University Press 10.1017/ice.2019.89

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Afternoon aortic valve replacement surgery may provide perioperative myocardial protection and improve patient outcomes compared with morning surgery. The results of our large observational study based on Swiss cardiac surgical site infection surveillance data suggest that the current evidence is insufficient to generally promote afternoon cardiac surgeries.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology

UniBE Contributor:

Sommerstein, Rami; Marschall, Jonas and Carrel, Thierry

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0899-823X

Publisher:

Cambridge University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Annelies Luginbühl

Date Deposited:

18 Jul 2019 10:05

Last Modified:

22 Oct 2019 21:20

Publisher DOI:

10.1017/ice.2019.89

PubMed ID:

31014407

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.130449

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/130449

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