Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, September 9th, 2007
Secondary peritonitis (inflammation involving the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and covers the intra-abdominal organs) has a high rate of death (20 percent-60 percent), long hospital stays, and high rate of illness due to the development of sepsis with multiple organ failure. Approximately 12 percent-16 percent of patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery develop...
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