Comparison of the risk of surgical site infection after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomy.

@article{Biscione2007ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the risk of surgical site infection after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomy.},
  author={Fernando Mart{\'i}n Biscione and Renato Camargos Couto and T{\^a}nia M G Pedrosa and Mozar C Neto},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={1103-6}
}
We assessed the independent contributions of the surgical approach and other variables of the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (NNIS) surgical patient component to the surgical site infection risk after cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was associated with a lower overall risk of surgical site infection and a lower risk of incisional infection but not a reduced risk of organ-space infection, compared with open cholecystectomy. The contribution of most of the… CONTINUE READING

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