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Relationship of perioperative hyperglycemia and postoperative infections in patients who undergo general and vascular surgery.

Authors
  • Ramos, Margarita
  • Khalpey, Zain
  • Lipsitz, Stuart
  • Steinberg, Jill
  • Panizales, Maria Theresa
  • Zinner, Michael
  • Rogers, Selwyn O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2008
Volume
248
Issue
4
Pages
585–591
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31818990d1
PMID: 18936571
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The increased risk of POI and length of hospitalization posed by postoperative hyperglycemia is independent of diabetic status and needs further evaluation to assess for possible benefits of postoperative glycemic control in patients who have undergone general surgery.

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