Surgical site infection in elderly oral cancer patients: is the evaluation of comorbid conditions helpful in the identification of high-risk ones?


PURPOSE This study was performed to gain some knowledge on the possible relation between surgical site infection (SSI) and geriatric patients who undergo surgical treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma and to identify the risk factors in this specific population. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study from 2004 through 2010 at the Department of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2011.10.019


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