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Mediastinitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs.

Also Known As: Inflammation, Mediastinum; Inflammations, Mediastinum; Mediastinitides; Mediastinum Inflammations; Mediastinum Inflammation

Networked: 931 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 63 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mediastinitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 6 outcomes in 46 results : IBA
  2. Vancomycin : 4 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : FDA 23 Generic
  3. linezolid (Zyvox) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 5 results : FDA 7
  4. Teicoplanin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  5. Povidone-Iodine (Betadine) : 2 outcomes in 9 results : FDA 42 Generic
  6. Plastics : 2 outcomes in 7 results : IBA
  7. tigecycline (Tygacil) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 1
  8. nitinol : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  9. pentaglobulin : 1 outcome 6 studies in 6 results : IBA
  10. Cyanoacrylates : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Mediastinitis

  1. Infection
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Abscess
  4. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  5. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
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Key Therapies for Mediastinitis

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  1. Sternotomy : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 187 results
  2. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 60 results
  3. Debridement : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 73 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 113 results
  5. Stents : 2 outcomes in 22 results
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