Comparative analysis of the incidence of surgical site infections in patients with liver resection for colorectal hepatic metastases after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Roberto Scilletta, Duilio Pagano, Marco Spada, Sebastiano Mongiovì, Antonio Pesce, Teresa R. Portale, Vincenzo Guardabasso, Stefano Puleo, Salvatore Gruttadauria

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Abstract

Background The aim of this study was to identify the incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs) and postoperative complications, as defined by the Clavien-Dindo classification, after hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer in patients with and without associated neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Methods A total of 181 patients were studied retrospectively. Patients were divided into two groups: The first group comprised patients with associated neoadjuvant chemotherapeutic treatment for liver metastases with a latency time

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-189
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Surgical Research
Volume188
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2014

Keywords

  • Clavien-Dindo classification
  • Colorectal liver metastases
  • Liver surgery
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Risk factors
  • Surgical site infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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