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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 532013, 7 pages
Current Status of the Open Abdomen Treatment for Intra-Abdominal Infection
1Department of Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, 58 2nd Zhongshan Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510080, China
2Department of Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210002, China
Received 4 May 2013; Revised 31 August 2013; Accepted 15 September 2013
Academic Editor: Ioannis Pliakos
Copyright © 2013 Yujie Yuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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