Severity Scoring Systems for Prognosis and Efficacy of Polymyxin B-Immobilized Fiber Treatment for Colonic Perforation

There is no established system for predicting prognosis and evaluating the efficacy of antiseptic treatments such as polymyxin B-immobilized fiber (PMX) according to the severity of peritonitis in patients with colonic perforation. We investigated the predictive value of various severity scoring systems for survival and for the efficacy of antiseptic… CONTINUE READING