Descending necrotizing mediastinitis: increased mortality due to delayed presentation


Erol M. M. , Ural A., Melek H., Bayram A. S. , TEKİNBAŞ C., Gebitekin C.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, pp.1437-1442, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1203-103
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1437-1442
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To describe the clinical features of descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) and to outline the diagnostic and therapeutic measures to be taken in its management.