Characterization and Impact of Wound Infection After Pancreas Transplantation

Jeffrey E. Everett, David C. Wahoff, Catherine Statz, Kristen J Gillingham, Angelika Gruessner, Rainer W.G. Gruessner, Paul F. Gores, David E.R. Sutherland, David L. Dunn

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A deep wound infection should be an indication for allograft removal. Antifungal prophylaxis, stringent donor criteria, and delayed primary wound closure should lower the incidence of wound infection. (Arch Surg. 1994;129:1310-1317).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1310-1317
Number of pages8
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1994

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Funding Information:
This study was supportedby Program Project Grant DK13083(titled"StudiesofOrganTransplantationinAni¬ Bethesda,Md.malsandMan")fromtheNationalInstitutesofHealth,


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