Fundamentals in the prophylaxis of septic surgical complications

Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. Supplement
T Midtvedt

Abstract

An operation in which the colonic/rectal wall is opened represents a destruction of a complicated balance between the patient and his intestinal micro-flora, giving way for infective micro-organisms to become established. The surgeon should try to minimize the number of organisms reaching the operation field and reduce their possibilities of establishment. Some strategical and tactical guide-lines for achieving these goals are given.

References

Dec 1, 1985·Archives of Surgery·J W AlexanderJ P Plettner
Aug 1, 1973·Archives of Surgery·P J Cruse, R Foord
Nov 1, 1973·American Journal of Surgery·R F EdlichM T Edgerton
Aug 1, 1968·The Surgical Clinics of North America·J C Todd
Feb 1, 1968·The Surgical Clinics of North America·W A AltemeierR P Hummel
Nov 1, 1982·The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy·E S Johnson, L G Smith
May 1, 1983·Diseases of the Colon and Rectum·J PortnoyJ Mendelson
Jan 1, 1982·World Journal of Surgery·J E Rhoads
Mar 1, 1983·Archives of Surgery·J W AlexanderM J Morris
Aug 1, 1982·The British Journal of Surgery·T V TaylorD Lee
Aug 1, 1982·The British Journal of Surgery·C P ArmstrongD S Reeves
Jan 1, 1980·Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology·B Petersen, J F Rehfeld

Citations

Oct 9, 2014·BioMed Research International·Muhammad Arif LodhiAtta-ur Rahman
Jan 1, 1991·The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery·P M MercerR J Utley
Aug 1, 1989·Xenobiotica; the Fate of Foreign Compounds in Biological Systems·C T EasonF W Bonner

Related Concepts

Bacteriocidal Agents
Intestines
Premedication
Surgical Wound Infection
Colorectal Neoplasms

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

The Tendon Seed Network

Tendons are rich in the extracellular matrix and are abundant throughout the body providing essential roles including structure and mobility. The transcriptome of tendons is being compiled to understand the micro-anatomical functioning of tendons. Discover the latest research pertaining to the Tendon Seed Network here.

Myocardial Stunning

Myocardial stunning is a mechanical dysfunction that persists after reperfusion of previously ischemic tissue in the absence of irreversible damage including myocardial necrosis. Here is the latest research.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Incretins

Incretins are metabolic hormones that stimulate a decrease in glucose levels in the blood and they have been implicated in glycemic regulation in the remission phase of type 1 diabetes. Here is the latest research.

Chromatin Regulation and Circadian Clocks

The circadian clock plays an important role in regulating transcriptional dynamics through changes in chromatin folding and remodelling. Discover the latest research on Chromatin Regulation and Circadian Clocks here.

Long COVID-19

“Long Covid-19” describes illness in patients who are reporting long-lasting effects of the SARS-CoV-19 infection, often long after they have recovered from acute Covid-19. Ongoing health issues often reported include low exercise tolerance and breathing difficulties, chronic tiredness, and mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. This feed follows the latest research into Long Covid.

Spatio-Temporal Regulation of DNA Repair

DNA repair is a complex process regulated by several different classes of enzymes, including ligases, endonucleases, and polymerases. This feed focuses on the spatial and temporal regulation that accompanies DNA damage signaling and repair enzymes and processes.