[Fatal appendectomy caused by postoperative gas gangrene of the abdominal wall. 2 cases].

Abstract

The authors report two cases of post-appendicectomy gas gangrene with a fatal outcome. Based on the study of these two cases they analyse the incidence, mechanism and prognosis of this serious post-operative complication. They stress the prophylactic measures necessary for prevention. 

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@article{Ouadfel1989FatalAC, title={[Fatal appendectomy caused by postoperative gas gangrene of the abdominal wall. 2 cases].}, author={J. Ouadfel and Arch. Ali Assem and L el Allame and F Mechatt and Rachid Mohammed Chkoff and Abdellatif Belabes Benchekroun and Abdelkader Errougani and T Harraki and Maati M Nejmi and Sa{\"i}d Balafrej}, journal={Journal de chirurgie}, year={1989}, volume={126 11}, pages={608-10} }