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Scoring system to predict the risk of surgical-site infection after colorectal resection

Published inBritish journal of surgery, vol. 99, no. 4, p. 589-595
Publication date2012
Abstract

There is no dedicated scoring system for predicting the risk of surgical-site infection (SSI) after resection of the colon or rectum. Generic scores, such as the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance index, are not used by colorectal surgeons.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colon/surgery
  • Emergency Treatment/statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Rectum/surgery
  • Risk Assessment/methods
  • Risk Factors
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Surgical Procedures, Elective/statistics & numerical data
  • Surgical Wound Infection/etiology
  • Switzerland
Citation (ISO format)
GERVAZ, Pascal et al. Scoring system to predict the risk of surgical-site infection after colorectal resection. In: British journal of surgery, 2012, vol. 99, n° 4, p. 589–595. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8656
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