Surgical management and treatment of sepsis associated with gastrointestinal fistulas.

@article{Rolandelli1996SurgicalMA,
  title={Surgical management and treatment of sepsis associated with gastrointestinal fistulas.},
  author={Rolando Rolandelli and Joel Jay Roslyn},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={1996},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={1111-22}
}
The development of sepsis associated with a GI fistula can be a catastrophic complication of any surgical procedure in the vicinity of the abdominal cavity. The predominant sites of infection directly associated with GI fistulas are in the surgical wound and within the abdominal cavity. Some patients present with florid signs of sepsis, whereas others may have minimal signs of infection. CT scanning is the main diagnostic method for intra-abdominal collections. Often, it also provides a means… CONTINUE READING

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