General surgical operative duration is associated with increased risk-adjusted infectious complication rates and length of hospital stay.

TitleGeneral surgical operative duration is associated with increased risk-adjusted infectious complication rates and length of hospital stay.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
JournalJournal of the American College of Surgeons
Volume210
Issue1
Pagination60-5.e1-2
Date Published2010 Jan
ISSN1072-7515
AbstractStudies of specific procedures have shown increases in infectious complications with operative duration. We hypothesized that operative duration is independently associated with increased risk-adjusted infectious complication (IC) rates in a broad range of general surgical procedures.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1072-7515(09)01411-2
DOI10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.09.034
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20123333?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleJ Am Coll Surg