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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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