Is Fournier's gangrene severity index useful for predicting outcome of Fournier's gangrene?

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OBJECTIVES Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rare but life-threatening disease. Although antibiotics and aggressive debridement have been broadly accepted as the standard treatment, the mortality rate remains high. We conducted a retrospective study to analyze the outcome and identify the risk factors and prognostic indicators. METHODS We retrospectively… (More)

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@article{Lin2005IsFG, title={Is Fournier's gangrene severity index useful for predicting outcome of Fournier's gangrene?}, author={Eugene Lin and Stone Yang and A. Chiu and Y. N. Chow and Marcelo Chen and Wen-Chou Lin and Hung-Kuang Chang and Jong-Ming Hsu and King-Yik Lo and Hsi-Hsien Hsu}, journal={Urologia internationalis}, year={2005}, volume={75 2}, pages={119-22} }