Basic Research in Open Abdomen

  • Paola Fugazzola
  • Giulia Montori
  • Sandro Rizoli
  • Luca Ansaloni
  • Joao Rezende-Neto
  • Federico CoccoliniEmail author
Part of the Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma book series (HTACST)


The most studied topics in basic research about open abdomen are the immunological modifications caused by negative pressure therapy, the distribution of negative pressure in the abdominal cavity, its effects on bowel surface, and the development of means to protect intestinal anastomosis in these situations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paola Fugazzola
    • 1
  • Giulia Montori
    • 1
  • Sandro Rizoli
    • 2
  • Luca Ansaloni
    • 3
  • Joao Rezende-Neto
    • 2
  • Federico Coccolini
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Unit of General and Emergency SurgeryPapa Giovanni XXIII HospitalBergamoItaly
  2. 2.Trauma and Acute Care SurgerySt. Michael’s Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery DepartmentBufalini HospitalCesenaItaly

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