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Erratum to: Does percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy increase the incidence of sternal wound infection - a single center retrospective of 4100 cases

  • Lachmandath Tewarie1,
  • Rachad Zayat1Email author,
  • Helga Haefner2,
  • Jan Spillner1,
  • Andreas Goetzenich1,
  • Rüdiger Autschbach1 and
  • Ajay Moza1
Contributed equally
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery201611:26

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13019-016-0423-1

Received: 4 February 2016

Accepted: 5 February 2016

Published: 8 February 2016

The original article was published in Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2015 10:155

Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1] it was noticed that the Authors’ Contributions section contained a mistake. The correct text can be seen below:

Authors’ contributions

LT and RZ designed the study and developed the database. LT and RZ performed the statistical analyses and drafted the manuscript. RZ wrote the manuscript. AG critically revised the statistical analysis, the study design and the manuscript. AM critically revised the manuscript in cooperation with the co-authors and interpreted the data. HH critically revised the microbiological findings. RA, as the department chair, supported this study and participated in designing the study. RA and JS critically revised the manuscript. RZ collected the patient data. All the authors have read and approved the submitted version of the manuscript.

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
(2)
Department of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Reference

  1. Lachmandath T, Rachad Z, Helga H, Jan S, Andreas G, Rüdiger A, et al. Does percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy increase the incidence of sternal wound infection - a single center retrospective of 4100 cases. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2015;10:155. doi:10.1186/s13019-015-0365-z.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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© Tewarie et al. 2016

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