Successful bridging treatment and healing of enteric fistulae by vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy and targeted drainage in patients with open abdomen

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The object of this study was to investigate the bridging treatment of enteric fistulae by vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in patients with open abdomen. We retrospectively analyzed patients who have been treated between 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2008 at the intensive care unit of the Department of General Surgery, Medical University Vienna… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-010-1126-z

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