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 KlugerFerdinando 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

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number3
JournalWorld Journal of Emergency Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 8

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine

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    Sartelli, M., Viale, P., Catena, F., Ansaloni, L., Moore, E., Malangoni, M., Moore, F. A., Velmahos, G., Coimbra, R., Ivatury, R., Peitzman, A., Koike, K., Leppaniemi, A., Biffl, W., Burlew, C. C., Balogh, Z. J., Boffard, K., Bendinelli, C., Gupta, S., ... Shoko, T. (2013). 2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 8(1), [3]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1749-7922-8-3