Open appendectomy for pediatric ruptured appendicitis: a historical clinical review of the prophylaxis of wound infection and postoperative intra-abdominal abscess.

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BACKGROUND We conducted a 3-decade clinical review of prophylaxis for wound infection and postoperative intra-abdominal abscess after open appendectomy for pediatric ruptured appendicitis. METHODS We reviewed the charts of patients with ruptured appendicitis who underwent open appendectomy performed by the same pediatric surgeon at the Hospital for Sick… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cjs.001912

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@article{Ein2013OpenAF, title={Open appendectomy for pediatric ruptured appendicitis: a historical clinical review of the prophylaxis of wound infection and postoperative intra-abdominal abscess.}, author={Sigmund Hirsch Ein and Ahmed Lotfy Nasr and Arlene Ein}, journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie}, year={2013}, volume={56 3}, pages={E7-E12} }