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2013 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections

Ghnnam Boonying Siribumrungwong Norio Sato Kiyoshi Murata Takayuki Irahara Federico Coccolini Helmut A Segovia Lohse Alfredo Verni Tomohisa Shoko 0 Department of Surgery, Macerata Hospital , Macerata

A proposal for a CT driven classification of left colon acute diverticulitis

Coccolini 1 Ewen A Griffiths 6 Raul Coimbra 5 Ferdinando Agresta 4 Boris Sakakushev 9 Carlos A Ordoez 8 Fikri M Abu-Zidan 3 Aleksandar Karamarkovic 12 Goran Augustin 13 David Costa Navarro 10 Jan Ulrych 11

A prospective, multi centre, randomized clinical study to compare the efficacy and safety of Ertapenem 3 days versus Ampicillin - Sulbactam 3 days in the treatment of localized community acquired intra-abdominal infection. (T.E.A. Study: Three days Ertapenem vs three days Ampicillin-sulbactam)

Background The recommendations outlined in the latest guidelines published by the Surgical Infection Society (SIS) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) regarding the proper duration of antibiotic therapy in patients with intra-abdominal infections are limited and non-specific. This ambiguity is due mainly to the lack of clinical trials on the topic of optimal ...

A “Beehive” in the Abdomen

Federico Coccolini Fausto Catena Roberto Manfredi Luca Ansaloni A 22 years-old woman presenting with intestinal occlusion by a giant fecaloma. Fecal impaction is often misdiagnosed, especially in


A voluminous radiopaque foreign body (7 cm in diameter bowl) in the rectum of a 45-year-old male patient was removed uneventfully by a transanal approach with an obstetric forceps.

Acute appendicitis: proposal of a new comprehensive grading system based on clinical, imaging and laparoscopic findings

Sartelli 2 Salomone Di Saverio 1 Luca Ansaloni 6 Fausto Catena 5 Federico Coccolini 6 Kenji Inaba 4 Demetrios Demetriades 3 4 Felipe Couto Gomes 8 Camila Couto Gomes 7 0 Surgery Department, Therezinha de

Acute cholecystitis: WSES position statement

Background The management of acute calculous cholecystitis still offers room for debate in terms of diagnosis, severity scores, treatment options and timing for surgery. Material and methods A systematic review about the treatment of acute cholecystitis has been completed. The recommendations of recent guidelines have also been examined taking into account the results of the ...

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA)

Intra-abdominal infections (IAI) are an important cause of morbidity and are frequently associated with poor prognosis, particularly in high-risk patients. The cornerstones in the management of complicated IAIs are timely effective source control with appropriate antimicrobial therapy. Empiric antimicrobial therapy is important in the management of intra-abdominal infections and ...

Benefits of WSES guidelines application for the management of intra-abdominal infections

Introduction The use of antibiotics is very high in the departments of Emergency and Trauma Surgery above all in the treatment of the intra-abdominal infections, to decrease morbidity and mortality rates; often the antimicrobial drugs are prescribed without a rationale and they are second-line antibiotics; this clinical practice increases costs without decreasing mortality. Aim of ...

Bologna guidelines for diagnosis and management of adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO): 2013 update of the evidence-based guidelines from the world society of emergency surgery ASBO working group

emergency surgery ASBO working group Salomone Di Saverio Federico Coccolini Marica Galati Nazareno Smerieri Walter L Biffl Luca Ansaloni Gregorio Tugnoli George C Velmahos Massimo Sartelli Cino Bendinelli

Complicated intra-abdominal infections in Europe: a comprehensive review of the CIAO study

Taviloglu Harry van Goor Pierluigi Viale Daniel Vasco Lazzareschi 0 Federico Coccolini Davide Corbella Carlo de Werra Daniele Marrelli Sergio Colizza Rodolfo Scib 0 Halil Alis Nurkan Torer Salvador Navarro

Complicated intra-abdominal infections in a worldwide context: an observational prospective study (CIAOW Study)

AK Attri Rajeev Sharma Federico Coccolini Tamer El Zalabany Khalid Al Khalifa Juan Sanjuan Rita Barnabé Wataru Ishii 0 Department of Surgery, Macerata Hospital , Macerata , Italy Despite advances in

Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study

The CIAOW study (Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide observational study) is a multicenter observational study underwent in 68 medical institutions worldwide during a six-month study period (October 2012-March 2013). The study included patients older than 18 years undergoing surgery or interventional drainage to address complicated intra-abdominal infections ...

Current concept of abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper

Frederick A Moore Rao Ivatury Raul Coimbra Ari Leppaniemi Walter Biffl Yoram Kluger Gustavo P Fraga Carlos A Ordonez Sanjay Marwah Igor Gerych Jae Gil Lee Cristian Tran 0 Federico Coccolini Francesco

Foregut caustic injuries: results of the world society of emergency surgery consensus conference

7 Yoram Kluger 13 Nelson A. Andreollo 12 Sandro Contini 11 Aleksander Simic 7 Luca Ansaloni 10 Fausto Catena 15 Gustavo P. Fraga 12 Carlo Locatelli 14 Osvaldo Chiara 9 Jeffry Kashuk 5 Federico

Global validation of the WSES Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective multicentre study (WISS Study)

Background To validate a new practical Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) including the clinical conditions at the admission (severe sepsis/septic shock), the origin of the cIAIs, the delay in source control, the setting of acquisition and any risk factors such as age and immunosuppression. Methods The WISS study (WSES cIAIs Score ...

IROA: the International Register of Open Abdomen.: An international effort to better understand the open abdomen: call for participants

Actually the most common indications for Open Abdomen (OA) are trauma, abdominal sepsis, severe acute pancreatitis and more in general all those situations in which an intra-abdominal hypertension condition is present, in order to prevent the development of an abdominal compartment syndrome. The mortality and morbidity rate in patients undergone to OA procedures is still high. At ...

Isn't it time to start speaking about "European surgeons"?

Background Emergency surgery has become a neglected specialization in Europe and in many other parts of the world. In certain medical fields, emergency surgery isn't even considered an autonomous specialization. However every emergency surgeon must have a good formation in General Surgery but exist huge disparities between different European surgical formative systems. Methods An ...