Factors associated with septic shock and mortality in generalized peritonitis: comparison between community-acquired and postoperative peritonitis

@article{Rich2009FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with septic shock and mortality in generalized peritonitis: comparison between community-acquired and postoperative peritonitis},
  author={Florence C. Rich{\'e} and Xavier Dray and M J Laisn{\'e} and Joaquim Mateo and Laurent Raskine and Marie-Jos{\'e} Sanson-le Pors and Didier M. Payen and Patrice D Valleur and Bernard Cholley},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={R99 - R99}
}
IntroductionThe risk factors associated with poor outcome in generalized peritonitis are still debated. Our aim was to analyze clinical and bacteriological factors associated with the occurrence of shock and mortality in patients with secondary generalized peritonitis.MethodsThis was a prospective observational study involving 180 consecutive patients with secondary generalized peritonitis (community-acquired and postoperative) at a single center. We recorded peri-operative occurrence of septic… CONTINUE READING
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