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Multidisciplinary Management of Postoperative Complications

  • Massimo Sartelli
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Part of the Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma book series (HTACST)

Abstract

The most frequent postoperative surgical complications after colorectal resections are surgical site infection, anastomotic leakage, and postoperative (localized or diffuse) peritonitis.

Postoperative peritonitis (PP) is a life-threatening condition with high rates of mortality that can occur in patients who underwent colorectal resection. Multidisciplinary approach to patients with postoperative peritonitis is always mandatory.

Keywords

Postoperative Peritonitis Sepsis Leak 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Sartelli
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMacerata hospitalMacerataItaly

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