Fournier's gangrene: experience with 25 patients and use of Fournier's gangrene severity index score.

@article{Yeniyol2004FourniersGE,
  title={Fournier's gangrene: experience with 25 patients and use of Fournier's gangrene severity index score.},
  author={Cem Ozden Yeniyol and Tufan Suelozgen and Murat Nihat Arslan and Ali Riza Ayder},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={218-22}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify effective factors in the survival of patients with Fournier's gangrene and to determine the accuracy of the Fournier's gangrene severity index score. METHODS In our clinic, 25 patients with Fournier's gangrene were treated between 1995 and 2000. Data were collected about medical history, symptoms, physical examination findings, admission and final laboratory tests, timing and extent of surgical debridement, and antibiotic therapy used. RESULTS The results were… CONTINUE READING
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