Prior inpatient admission increases the risk of post-operative infection in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.


BACKGROUND Hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) operations have a high incidence of post-operative nosocomial infections. The aim of the present study was to determine whether hospitalization up to 1 year before HPB surgery is associated with an increased risk of post-operative infection, surgical-site infection (SSI) and infection resistant to surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/hpb.12499


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