How does hospital admission time affect the prognosis of necrotizing fasciitis?

Updated: Sep 02, 2020
  • Author: Steven A Schulz, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Similarly, McHenry et al reported that the average time from admission to operation was 90 hours in nonsurvivors of necrotizing soft-tissue infections; in survivors, this average time was 25 hours. [37] Early debridement of the infection was obviously associated with a significant decrease in mortality.

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