Risk of surgical site infection in 401 consecutive patients with glioblastoma with and without carmustine wafer implantation
When Gliadel was first approved, there were rumors that it caused brain infections. There were reports that it happened much more frequently with inexperianced neurosurgeons, but not with the experienced ones. This article shows that there is no link between the wafers and infections.
The long term data with Gliadel looks good. It is surprising that it isn't used more often.
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