The open management of the septic abdomen.

  title={The open management of the septic abdomen.},
  author={Moshe Schein and Roger Saadia and Georgia Decker},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  volume={163 6},
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