2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections

Massimo Sartelli, Pierluigi Viale, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Ernest Moore, Mark Malangoni, Frederick A Moore, George Velmahos, Raul Coimbra, Rao Ivatury, Andrew Peitzman, Kaoru Koike, Ari Leppaniemi, Walter Biffl, Clay Cothren Burlew, Zsolt J Balogh, Ken Boffard, Cino Bendinelli, Sanjay Gupta, Yoram Kluger, Ferdinando Agresta, Salomone Di Saverio, Imtiaz Wani, Alex Escalona, Carlos Ordonez, Gustavo P Fraga, Gerson Alves Pereira Junior, Miklosh Bala, Yunfeng Cui, Sanjay Marwah, Boris Sakakushev, Victor Kong, Noel Naidoo, Adamu Ahmed, Ashraf Abbas, Gianluca Guercioni, Nereo Vettoretto, Rafael Díaz-Nieto, Ihor Gerych, Cristian Tranà, Mario Paulo Faro, Kuo-Ching Yuan, Kenneth Yuh Yen Kok, Alain Chichom Mefire, Jae Gil Lee, Suk-Kyung Hong, Wagih Ghnnam, Boonying Siribumrungwong, Norio Sato, Kiyoshi Murata, Takayuki Irahara, Federico Coccolini, Helmut A Segovia Lohse, Alfredo Verni, Tomohisa Shoko
World Journal of Emergency Surgery: WJES 2013 January 8, 8 (1): 3
Despite advances in diagnosis, surgery, and antimicrobial therapy, mortality rates associated with complicated intra-abdominal infections remain exceedingly high.The 2013 update of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for the management of intra-abdominal infections contains evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with intra-abdominal infections.

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