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Wound Infection After Hernia Surgery | Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify the risk of surgical wound infection after repair of an abdominal hernia.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

K40-K46, T84.6

Description:

The risk of surgical wound infection in patients undergoing abdominal hernia repair is affected by a number of risk factors, with the most important factors related to the operative procedure.

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