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journal article 
Author(s):
Mueller, Tara C; Nitsche, Ulrich; Kehl, Victoria; Schirren, Rebekka; Schossow, Beate; Goess, Ruediger; Friess, Helmut; Reim, Daniel; IOWISI Study Group 
Title:
Intraoperative wound irrigation to prevent surgical site infection after laparotomy (IOWISI): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. 
Abstract:
Postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common hospital infections and contributes substantially to postoperative morbidity and mortality. In addition, SSIs dramatically increase the treatment cost and length of hospital stay. Following visceral surgery by laparotomy, SSI rates are especially high (14-25%). Therefore, measures to prevent SSI in this field are urgently needed. Prophylactic intraoperative wound irrigation (IOWI) of the subcutaneous soft tissue before skin cl...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Trials 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
410 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie; Institut für Medizinische Informatik, Statistik und Epidemiologie; Fakultät für Medizin (Medizindidaktik, TUMCells, ZPF, MSZ; Profs. Tschöp bis 2015)