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Surgical Site Infection After Gastrointestinal Surgery in China: A Multicenter Prospective Study.

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Summary of "Surgical Site Infection After Gastrointestinal Surgery in China: A Multicenter Prospective Study."

There is no nationwide database of information on surgical site infection (SSI) after gastrointestinal surgery in China. This study aimed to determine the incidence of SSI after gastrointestinal surgery in China and evaluate the related risk factors.

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Name: The Journal of surgical research
ISSN: 1095-8673
Pages: 206-218

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