Title: Treatment of small-bowel fistulae in the open abdomen with topical negative-pressure therapy
Authors: D'Hondt, Mathieu ×
Devriendt, Dirk
Van Rooy, Frank
Vansteenkiste, Franky
D'Hoore, André
Penninckx, Freddy
Miserez, Marc #
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Paul B. Hoeber
Series Title: The American Journal of Surgery vol:202 issue:2 pages:e20-4
Abstract: An open abdomen (OA) can result from surgical management of trauma, severe peritonitis, abdominal compartment syndrome, and other abdominal emergencies. Enteroatmospheric fistulae (EAF) occur in 25% of patients with an OA and are associated with high mortality.
ISSN: 0002-9610
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Abdominal Surgical Oncology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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