Risk factors and management of intra-abdominal infection after extended radical gastrectomy.

@article{Lo2008RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and management of intra-abdominal infection after extended radical gastrectomy.},
  author={Chih-Hsien Lo and J Chen and Chew-wun Wu and Su-shun Lo and M C Hsieh and Wing-yiu Lui},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={196 5},
  pages={741-5}
}
BACKGROUND This study elucidated risk factors and management for intra-abdominal infection after extended radical gastrectomy. METHODS From 1988 to 2004, 2,076 patients with gastric cancer underwent extended radical gastrectomy at Taipei Veterans General Hospital. Risk factors for intra-abdominal infection were determined by analyzing clinicopathological factors, operative procedure, combined organ resection, operative time, blood loss, and associated disease(s). Management modalities were… CONTINUE READING
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