Risk factors for wound infection after oral cancer surgery.

  title={Risk factors for wound infection after oral cancer surgery.},
  author={Margita Belusic-Gobic and Marijan Car and Mirna Jureti{\'c} and Robert Cerovi{\'c} and David Gobi{\'c} and Vesna Golubovi{\'c}},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  volume={43 1},
Wound infection is a common complication after oral cancer surgery and may result in significant functional morbidity, poor cosmetic results and prolonged hospitalization. The purpose of this study was to identify the most important factors contributing to operative wound infections in patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer. A retrospective review of complications in 111 patients after oral and oropharynx cancer surgery with an immediate reconstruction is presented. Potential risk factors… CONTINUE READING
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