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How do you contract mediastinitis?
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Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: After surgery
Most commonly after sternotomy and heart surgery, but it can happen after other operations, after instrumentation, such as esophagoscopy, and ocassionally after foreign body perforation of esophagus, or spontaneously.

In brief: After surgery
Most commonly after sternotomy and heart surgery, but it can happen after other operations, after instrumentation, such as esophagoscopy, and ocassionally after foreign body perforation of esophagus, or spontaneously.
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
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