Oedema is associated with clinical outcome following emergency abdominal surgery.

@article{VaughanShaw2013OedemaIA,
  title={Oedema is associated with clinical outcome following emergency abdominal surgery.},
  author={Peter G. Vaughan-Shaw and Jean A Saunders and Thomas Westfield Smith and Andrew Thomas King and Melanie A Stroud},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={
          390-6
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Oedema is observed frequently following surgery and may be associated with worse outcomes. To date, no study has investigated the role of oedema in the emergency surgical patient. This study assesses the incidence of oedema following emergency abdominal surgery and the value of early postoperative oedema measurement in predicting clinical outcome. METHODS A prospective cohort study of patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery at a university unit over a two-month period was… CONTINUE READING
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