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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2020, 8(6), 104-109
DOI: 10.12691/ijcdr-8-6-1
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SURGICAL SITE INFECTION IN PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

Imran Pathan1, Ravi Kumar Chittoria2, , Chirra Likhitha Reddy3, Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan4, Shijina K5, Nishad K6 and Neljo Thomas7

1Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605006

2Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605007

3Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605008

4Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605009

5Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605010

6Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605011

7Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India-605012

Pub. Date: November 16, 2020

Cite this paper:
Imran Pathan, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Chirra Likhitha Reddy, Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan, Shijina K, Nishad K and Neljo Thomas. SURGICAL SITE INFECTION IN PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2020; 8(6):104-109. doi: 10.12691/ijcdr-8-6-1

Abstract

The surgical site infection is one of the important causes of morbidity in admitted patients. It adversely affects the healthcare system. All surgical subspecialties are affected by it. The plastic and reconstructive surgery is a branch that deals with almost all parts of the body. The data of surgical site infection in plastic surgery is less commonly mentioned in the literature. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of SSI in a tertiary care centre of India.

Keywords:
Surgical site infection Plastic surgery

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