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[Biomaterials and tissues material in the treatment of prosthetic grafts infections].

Katedra i Klinika Chirurgii, Naczyniowej, Ogólnej i Transplantacyjnej Akademii Medycznej we Wrocławiu.
Polimery w medycynie 02/2005; 35(2):41-7.
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ABSTRACT An article is presented the treatment of vascular prosthetic grafts infections. An the graft infection treated by the replacement of infected prosthesis with autogenic venous material or with venous and arterial allograft harvested from brain-dead organ donors together with multiple organ procurement is presented. Autogenous material has an ability a better healing in infected tissues and used with absorbable sutures may lead to complete recovery from vascular graft infection - a severe and often lethal complication. An article is presented the treatment of vascular prosthetic grafts infections with the use of more resistant prostheses of infection - silver coated prosthesis, prosthesis with antibiotic and polytetrafluoroethylene prostheses.

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