Peritonitis: Priorities and Management Strategies

  • G. Sganga
  • G. Brisinda
  • M. Castagneto
Conference paper
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Despite advances in antimicrobial and surgical therapies, severe peritonitis remains a potentially fatal disease. Furthermore, infections due to spontaneous gastrointestinal perforation and those resulting from injuries or complications of abdominal operations, still represent a challenge for surgeons.


Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Intraabdominal Abscess Intraabdominal Infection Secondary Peritonitis Obligate Anaerobe 


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  • G. Sganga
  • G. Brisinda
  • M. Castagneto

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