Novel Aeration Technique for Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Chest Wall

Igor Konstantinov, P. Saxena, Jaffar Shehatha, A. Mitchell, S. Cherian

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    Abstract

    Necrotizing fasciitis of the chest wall is rare and associated with high mortality. Herein we present a patient with necrotizing fasciitis who was managed successfully with aggressive surgical debridement combined with an aeration system that provided effective aeration and drainage of the infected tissues.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1973-1974
    JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
    Volume86
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Konstantinov, I., Saxena, P., Shehatha, J., Mitchell, A., & Cherian, S. (2008). Novel Aeration Technique for Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Chest Wall. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 86(6), 1973-1974. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.05.004