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Internally coated endotracheal tubes with silver sulfadiazine in polyurethane to prevent bacterial colonization: a clinical trial

Intensive Care Medicine

Jun 1, 2008

Lorenzo BerraAntonio M Pesenti

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Abstract

Coated medical devices have been shown to reduce catheter-related infections. We coated endotracheal tubes (ETT) with silver sulfadiazine (SSD), and tested them in a clinical study to assess the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of preventing bacterial colonization. A prospective, rando...read more

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Cell Secretion
Catheter Related Infection
Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient
Structure of Lumen of Body System
Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Clinical Trial [Publication Type]
Clinical Trials, Randomized
Streak Plate Count
Silver Sulfadiazine
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Internally coated endotracheal tubes with silver sulfadiazine in polyurethane to prevent bacterial colonization: a clinical trial

Intensive Care Medicine

Jun 1, 2008

Lorenzo BerraAntonio M Pesenti

PMID: 18418571

DOI: 10.1007/s00134-008-1100-1

Abstract

Coated medical devices have been shown to reduce catheter-related infections. We coated endotracheal tubes (ETT) with silver sulfadiazine (SSD), and tested them in a clinical study to assess the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of preventing bacterial colonization. A prospective, rando...read more

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Cell Secretion
Catheter Related Infection
Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient
Structure of Lumen of Body System
Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated

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