Necrotizing soft tissue infections: APACHE II score, dissemination, and survival

Yilmazlar T., Ozturk E., Alsoy A., Ozguc H.

WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.31, no.9, pp.1858-1862, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00268-007-9132-1
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1858-1862


Background First described more than a century ago, necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) continue to cause high mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study was to elucidate the factors affecting the outcome of patients presenting with an NSTI.