Prevalence of surgical site infection at the stoma site following four skin closure techniques: a retrospective cohort study.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Surgical site infection (SSI) is a common complication of stoma reversal. Studies have suggested that different skin closures affect SSI rates. Our aim was to determine which skin closure technique following stoma reversal leads to the lowest rate of SSI. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of all adult patients undergoing stoma… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000354426

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