This paper describes the results of conservative management of 15 patients with aortic graft infection. The median time to presentation was 4 months. Six of eight grafts that were sent for culture grew organisms, of which the commonest were streptococci and coagulase negative staphylococci. Four patients did not receive intensive antibiotic treatment and all died of sepsis. Eleven patients received intensive intravenous and oral antibiotic therapy and appropriate surgical management; two of t...Expand abstract
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An eight year experience of conservative management for aortic graft sepsis.
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