International journal of surgery (London, England), vol.40, pp.135-138, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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International journal of surgery (London, England)
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Empiric antimicrobial therapy, Microbial, Necrotizing fasciitis, VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, PREDICTORS, MANAGEMENT, MORTALITY
Background: Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a devastating disease that is characterized by necrotizing fasciitis of the perineal, genital, or perianal region. Broad-spectrum antibiotics are the key component of its treatment. However, there is paucity of data regarding the optimal empirical antibiotherapy for FG.