Fournier's gangrene: Review of 120 patients and predictors of mortality


Yilmazlar T., IŞIK Ö. , Ozturk E., ÖZER A., Gulcu B., ERCAN İ.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.20, no.5, pp.333-337, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2014.06870
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.333-337
  • Keywords: Fournier's gangrene, mortality, severity score, OUTCOME PREDICTION, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS, SEVERITY INDEX

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a devastating and potentially fatal disease requiring prompt and aggressive debridement. In this study, it was aimed to assess the predictors of mortality in a large cohort.