Risk factors of surgical site infection after hepatic resection

Tian Yang, Ping An Tu, Han Zhang, Jun Hua Lu, Yi Nan Shen, Shou Xin Yuan, Wan Yee Lau, Eric C.H. Lai, Chong De Lu, Jie Wei Li, Feng Shen

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A study of 7,388 consecutive patients after hepatic resection between 2011 and 2012 identified hepatolithiasis, cirrhosis, and intraoperative blood transfusion as the only independent risk factors of both in-cisional and organ/space surgical site infection (SSI). Patients with these conditions should be cared for with caution to lower SSI rates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-320
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes


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