Systematic review and meta‐analysis of outcomes following emergency surgery for Clostridium difficile colitis

@article{Bhangu2012SystematicRA,
  title={Systematic review and meta‐analysis of outcomes following emergency surgery for Clostridium difficile colitis},
  author={A. Bhangu and D. Nepogodiev and A. Gupta and A. Torrance and P. Singh},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={99}
}
Only a small proportion of patients with severe Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) undergo emergency surgery, the timing and nature of which is unclear. The aim of this study was to describe the operations performed and to identify factors predictive of death following emergency surgery for CDI. 
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