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Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections in the ICU

Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections in the ICU

Patient CM, an elderly male with colon cancer, had a bowel resection surgery. Post-operatively he gradually deteriorated. Today he was febrile, had severe abdominal pain, his white count was elevated and he looked very sick. CM went back to the OR for a wash-out and repair of an anastomotic leak.