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Negative pressure wound therapy with instillation on sternal wound: is it really worrisome?

  • Hardeep SinghEmail author
  • Sanjay Mahendru
  • Rakesh Kumar Khazanchi
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© Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic SurgeryMedanta - The MedicityGurgaonIndia

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