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Risk Factors for Surgical Wound Infection After Colorectal Surgery

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for surgical site infection in a patient undergoing colorectal surgery as reported by Kurz et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

T81.4

Description:

Kurz et al identified risk factors for surgical site infection following colorectal surgery. This includes an evaluation of the effect of perioperative body temperature. The authors are from the Study of Wound Infection and Temperature Group.

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