Diffuse Peritonitis

  • Beat Gloor
  • Mathias Worni
  • Markus W. Büchler


• Surgical intervention without delay • Aggressive initial surgical source control including extensive intraoperative lavage, sufficient in the vast majority of cases (∼ 90%) • Continuous lavage, laparostomy and/or planned reexploration only if source control is not possible at initial operation • Supportive therapy with adequate antibiotics and intensive care


Source Control Open Abdomen Infected Pancreatic Necrosis Diffuse Peritonitis Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid 
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  • Beat Gloor
  • Mathias Worni
  • Markus W. Büchler

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