Intervention Protocol

Sternal fixation techniques following sternotomy for preventing sternal wound complications

  1. Karin F Pinotti1,*,
  2. Regina El Dib2,
  3. Daniele C Cataneo3,
  4. Olavo Ribeiro Rodrigues4,
  5. Leandro RE Silva5,
  6. Antonio José Maria Cataneo3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 27 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010999


How to Cite

Pinotti KF, El Dib R, Cataneo DC, Rodrigues OR, Silva LRE, Cataneo AJM. Sternal fixation techniques following sternotomy for preventing sternal wound complications (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010999. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010999.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Surgery, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Botucatu Medical School, UNESP - Univ Estadual Paulista, Department of Anaesthesiology, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

  4. 4

    Marilia Medical School, Marilia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  5. 5

    Botacatu, Brazil

*Karin F Pinotti, Department of Surgery, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Distrito de Rubião Júnior, s/n, Botucatu, São Paulo, 18603-970, Brazil. karin.franco@terra.com.br. kadupinotti@uol.com.br.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 27 FEB 2014

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of sternal fixation techniques for preventing sternal wound complications following sternotomy .