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Risk Factors of Neumayer et al for Abdominal Wound Disruption

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Neumayer et al used information from the Veterans Administration National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to identify risk factors for abdominal wound dehiscence. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from additional reinforcement of the wound with mesh or retention sutures. The authors are from the Veterans Administration Medical Center and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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