Title

Influence of Obesity on Groin Surgical Site Infections after Vascular Surgery

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

6-2012

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