[Risk factors for acute abdominal wall dehiscence after laparotomy in adults].

@article{RodrguezHermosa2005RiskFF,
  title={[Risk factors for acute abdominal wall dehiscence after laparotomy in adults].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ignacio Rodr{\'i}guez-Hermosa and Antoni Codina-Cazador and Bartomeo Ruiz and Josep Roig and Jordi Girones and Marcel Pujadas and Josep Pont and Xavier Aldeguer and Doroteo Acero},
  journal={Cirugia espanola},
  year={2005},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={280-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Total evisceration consists of protrusion of the abdominal viscera due to dehiscence of all the planes of the abdominal wall after laparotomy. The greater the number of risk factors, the greater the probability of evisceration. PATIENTS AND METHOD We performed a retrospective study of patients with evisceration treated in the previous 9 years. RESULTS Among 12,622 patients who underwent laparotomy, 57 eviscerations were detected (45 men, 12 women; mean age 70 years). The… CONTINUE READING

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