Management of intra-abdominal infections: recommendations by the WSES 2016 consensus conference

World J Emerg Surg. 2017 May 4;12:22. doi: 10.1186/s13017-017-0132-7. eCollection 2017.

Abstract

This paper reports on the consensus conference on the management of intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) which was held on July 23, 2016, in Dublin, Ireland, as a part of the annual World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) meeting. This document covers all aspects of the management of IAIs. The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation recommendation is used, and this document represents the executive summary of the consensus conference findings.

Keywords: Antibiotics; Intra-abdominal infections; Peritonitis; Sepsis.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Pain / etiology
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Appendectomy / methods
  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic / methods
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Diverticulitis / surgery
  • Guidelines as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Intra-Abdominal Hypertension / etiology
  • Intra-Abdominal Hypertension / prevention & control
  • Intraabdominal Infections / complications
  • Intraabdominal Infections / surgery*
  • Laparoscopy / methods
  • Laparoscopy / statistics & numerical data
  • Organ Dysfunction Scores
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ultrasonography / methods

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents