Factors contributing to ventriculostomy infection.

TitleFactors contributing to ventriculostomy infection.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
JournalWorld neurosurgery
Volume77
Issue1
Pagination135-40
Date Published2012 Jan
ISSN1878-8750
AbstractCatheter-related infection remains a cause of morbidity in the use of external ventricular drains (EVDs). The aim of this retrospective single-center study was to assess the rate and factors related to ventriculostomy infections in the setting of the published literature.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1878-8750(11)00495-5
DOI10.1016/j.wneu.2011.04.017
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22405393?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleWorld Neurosurg