Influence of surgeons' experience on postoperative sepsis.


A prospective study was performed on 635 patients with appendicitis operated on by 7 trainees and 119 patients operated on by 6 senior surgeons with more than 8 years of surgical experience. In patients with normal appendices, postoperative sepsis was extremely low. For early and late appendicitis, the infection rates of the trainees decreased as… (More)


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