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

      Sartelli, Massimo; Catena, Fausto; Abu-Zidan, Fikri M; Ansaloni, Luca; Biffl, Walter L; Boermeester, Marja A; Ceresoli, Marco; Chiara, Osvaldo; Coccolini, Federico; De Waele, Jan J; et al. (2017-05-04)
      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.