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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 730829, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/730829
Research Article

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for the Treatment of the Open Abdomen and Incidence of Enteral Fistulas: A Retrospective Bicentre Analysis

1Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Fürst-Stirum-Klinik, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany
2Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Saarland, 66421 Homburg, Germany
3Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Barmherzige Brüder Hospital, 80639 Munich, Germany

Received 5 June 2013; Accepted 6 September 2013

Academic Editor: Rao R. Ivatury

Copyright © 2013 Sven Richter 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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