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Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection After Hysterectomy

Purpose:

To identify risk factor for surgical site infection (SSI) following hysterectomy based on the study of Lake et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

O86.0, T81.4, Z90.7

Description:

Lake et al identified risk factors associated with surgical site infection (SSI) after a hysterectomy. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticu.

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