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Intra-Abdominal Infections

Dietmar H. Wittmann

Intra-Abdominal Infections

Pathophysiology and Treatment

by Dietmar H. Wittmann

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Published by Marcel Dekker .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Physiological Pathology,
  • physiopathology,
  • Surgery - General,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Abdomen,
  • Bacterial Infections,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Infections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8160449M
    ISBN 100824784979
    ISBN 109780824784973

    Intra abdominal infections are a group of diseases of abdomen and are one of the most common causes of mortalities across the globe. These include peritonitis, intra abdominal abscess, diverticulitis, appendicitis, food poisoning and pelvic inflammatory disease. Post surgical infections are a major cause of intra abdominal infections/5(10). Intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) are those contained within the peritoneal cavity or retroperitoneal space. The peritoneal cavity extends from the undersurface of the diaphragm to the floor of the pelvis and contains the stomach, small bowel, large bowel, liver, gallbladder, and spleen.

    BACKGROUND: Previous evidence-based guidelines on the management of intra-abdominal infection (IAI) were published by the Surgical Infection Society (SIS) in , , and At the time the most recent guideline was released, the plan was to update the guideline every five years to ensure the timeliness and appropriateness of the Cited by: The growing menace of hospital and surgical acquired infections is a strong driver of the intra-abdominal infection treatment market. Almost , cases of surgical acquired infections were recorded in the United States per year resulting in approximately 8, deaths according to /5(18).

      45 Intra – abdominal Abscess TREATMENT 47 Treatment of Intra-abdominal Infections Combination of modalities: A. Surgical: Prompt drainage of abscess (secondary peritonitis) and/or debridement, Resection of perforated colon, small intestine, ulcers Repair of trauma. Intra-abdominal infections including cIAIs are common in clinical practice and comprise a wide variety of clinical presentations and differing sources of infection. Different bacterial pathogens are responsible for cIAI, including Gram-negative aerobic bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, and anaerobic bacteria, including mixed infections.


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"Intra-Abdominal Infections." Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 10e DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Search Book Determine goals of therapy such as correction of the intra-abdominal disease process and drainage of purulent collections and resolution of.

Clinician’s Manual on Intra-abdominal Infections Edition, Kindle Edition by Joseph Solomkin (Author), Intra-Abdominal Infections book L. Husted (Author, Contributor), Hannes Wacha (Author, Contributor) & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

Author: Thomas L Husted, Hannes Intra-Abdominal Infections book, Joseph S Solomkin. Secondary intra-abdominal infections are usually caused by a mixture of bacteria, including enteric gram-negative bacilli and anaerobes, which enhance the pathogenic potential of the bacteria.

For peritonitis, early and effective IV fluid resuscitation and electrolyte replacement therapy are essential. Intra-abdominal infection (IAI, also spelled intraabdominal) is a group of infections that occur within the abdominal vary from appendicitis to fecal peritonitis.

Specialty: Gastroenterology. Introduction Liver abscess Cholangitis Cholecystitis Pancreatitis Appendicitis Peritonitis Intra-abdominal abscess Key references see also Chapt 48, 50, 54, 66, 69, 74This chapter focuses on community-acquired intra-abdominal infections in childhood.

Suggested empirical antibiotic regimens should be viewed in the context of local microbial resistance patterns Author: Mike Sharland. Intra-abdominal infections generally occur after entry of enteric organisms into the peritoneal cavity. An abscess is the body’s way of attempting to contain an infection.

Intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal abscesses can develop as a result of appendicitis, diverticulitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, pancreatitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.

Full-text • Book •, The first version of this book was published in German, (see manuscript # ), the second version in in Spanish (see manuscript # ) and the. The site is secure. The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Heavily illustrated, short text on peritonitis and intra-abdominal abscess: bacteriology and immunology, systemic effects, clinical pictures, classification, therapy, both surgical and nonsurgical.

Bibliography; subject index. Antibiotic therapy has assumed an increasingly important role in the management of intra-abdominal infections because of the replacement of surgical extirpation of inflamed and infected tissue by minimally invasive or percutaneous drainage procedures.

This review describes the key findings of clinical trials performed to date and then describes settings in which antimicrobial agents may be the Cited by: 1. Intra-Abdominal Infections: Pathophysiology and Treatment: Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by:   Medical students, practicing physicians, and accomplished surgeons alike will find this book of value.

Detailed discussions of gastrointestinal microbial flora and the pathogenesis of intra-abdominal sepsis provides a rational basis for both antimicrobial and, when appropriate, surgical therapy.

Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases is a practical, up-to-date resource covering the most important and cutting-edge advances in the field. Presented by a seasoned educator in a concise, highly visual format, this innovative guide keeps you current with the latest advances in this ever-changing field.

80 case studies illustrate the clinical relevance of the major infectious disease chapters. This is an atlas of intra-abdominal infections. Each volume in the series contains large illustrations, with all details visible and clearly identifiable.

Intra-abdominal infections in the elderly have atypical presentations, frequently resulting in delayed diagnosis. The absence of any one symptom or sign rarely excludes a diagnosis. Obstruction of a hollow viscus, followed by distension, ischemia, and bacterial proliferation is a common pathophysiologic evolution in the infections of these by: 2.

While intra-abdominal infections account for a significant proportion of patients admitted to surgical wards, there is relatively little data available regarding appropriate length of antibiotic.

• Peritoneal infection without an obvious source• Adult patients with cirrhosis and ascites (higher risk: gastrointestinal [GI] bleeding, previous spontaneous bacterial peritonitis [SBP], or low protein concentration in ascitic fluid) or, occasionally, congestive heart failure, malignancy, or connective tissue disease• Pediatric patients with postnecrotic cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome.

The work gives specific attention to intra-abdominal and wound infections, as well as infections in cardiac surgery and neurosurgery.

Taken together, these explorations inform the work of specialists in different surgical arenas, as well as those working in microbiology. A clinician's guideline for intra-abdominal infections written by experts in the field.- A manual to help physicians to quickly recognize and better understand the pathogenesis of intra-abdominalinfections- Includes several high-quality black and white and color photographs from real-life clinical.

Abstract. Antimicrobial therapy plays a crucial role in the management of complicated intra-abdominal infections. A correct approach for treating intra-abdominal infections always involves a delicate balance between the optimization of empirical therapy, which has been shown to improve clinical outcomes, and the reduction of excessive antimicrobial : Matteo Bassetti, Elda Righi, Massimo Sartelli.

The intra-abdominal infection (IAI) indicates inflammation of a single organ in the entire intra-abdominal area or peritonitis (inflammation of the abdominal lining). Major IAIs include intra-abdominal abscess, appendicitis, diverticulitis, diarrhea, food poisoning, and infection by Helicobacter pylori.

Diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and fever are common symptoms of IAI/5(38). Broad-spectrum beta-lactam antibiotics with a range of potential applications (e.g. pneumonia, intra-abdominal infections, urinary tract infections, bacteremia, soft tissue infections).

Unlike most beta-lactams, carbapenems decrease lipopolysaccharide release from gram-negative bacteria, which could give them an advantage in the treatment of.Complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI) and complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) are increasingly caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria, which decrease the efficacy of traditional therapies, such as second- or third-generation cephalosporins in combination with metronidazole.

6, 7 There was a need for treatments more effective Cited by: 3.