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Influence of Obesity on Groin Surgical Site Infections after Vascular Surgery
Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Laura Peterson, Wright State University
  • Jean E. Starr
Document Type
Abstract
Publication Date
6-1-2012
Abstract
Surgical site infections are a significant risk after vascular surgical procedures and can be due to a multitude of contributing factors. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of obesity on the infection rates of vascular surgery patients undergoing groin incisions and evaluate other confounding factors.
Comments

Presented at the Vascular Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, June 7-9, 2012.

DOI
10.1016/j.jvs.2012.03.157
Citation Information
Laura Peterson and Jean E. Starr. "Influence of Obesity on Groin Surgical Site Infections after Vascular Surgery" Journal of Vascular Surgery Vol. 55 Iss. 6 (2012) p. 59S ISSN: 07415214
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/laura_peterson/6/