What are the most significance factors in the prognosis of peritonitis and abdominal sepsis?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Overall, studies suggest that host-related factors are more significant than the type and source of infection with regard to the prognosis in intra-abdominal infections. [16]


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