Chapter 41. Infections and Antibiotics in Vascular Surgery

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Martin R. Back

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch41

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Back, M. R. (2007) Infections and Antibiotics in Vascular Surgery, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch41

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • vascular reconstruction;
  • prosthetic biomaterials;
  • prosthetic healing;
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF);
  • insitu replacement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology of vascular prosthetic infection

  • Current management of vascular graft infections

  • Antibiotic use in vascular surgery