Negative pressure wound therapy for surgical-site infections. A randomized trial. Ann Surg 2019; 269: 1034-1040.

Published: 2nd September 2019

Authors: Javed A, Teinor J, Wright M, Ding D, Burkhart RA, Hundt J et al.


In this study that included 123 pancreatic surgery procedures, use of the negative pressure dressing reduced surgical site infection rates from 31.1 per cent to 9.7 per cent, P=0.003.

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