The open management of the septic abdomen.

@article{Schein1986TheOM,
  title={The open management of the septic abdomen.},
  author={Moshe Schein and Roger Saadia and Georgia Decker},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1986},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={587-92}
}
The mortality rate of severe intra-abdominal infections is still very high. The open management of the abdomen is a method of treatment which has gained popularity over the past few years. Its advantages include a better drainage of the peritoneal cavity, a greater protection of the parietes, an improved perfusion of the abdominal viscera and a decrease in… CONTINUE READING