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Risk Score of Leekha et al for Serious Surgical Site Infection (SSI) After Vascular Surgery

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Leekha et al developed a score for identifying a patient at risk for serious surgical site infection (SSI) after vascular surgery. This is based on preoperative findings and can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Maryland and the Mayo Clinic.

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