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Perioperative Hyperoxygenation and Wound Site Infection Following Surgery for Acute Appendicitis

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Patients undergoing open appendectomy for acute appendicitis were enrolled in a randomized prospective study.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Acute Appendicitis

Intervention

Oxygen delivery, Oxygen administration

Location

Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya
Israel
22100

Status

Completed

Source

Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.

The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)

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Unstable isotopes of oxygen that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. O atoms with atomic weights 13, 14, 15, 19, and 20 are radioactive oxygen isotopes.

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