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Erratum to: IROA: International Register of Open Abdomen, preliminary results

  • Federico Coccolini1Email author,
  • Giulia Montori1,
  • Marco Ceresoli1,
  • Fausto Catena2,
  • Rao Ivatury3,
  • Michael Sugrue4,
  • Massimo Sartelli5,
  • Paola Fugazzola1,
  • Davide Corbella6,
  • Francesco Salvetti1,
  • Ionut Negoi7,
  • Monica Zese8,
  • Savino Occhionorelli8,
  • Stefano Maccatrozzo8,
  • Sergei Shlyapnikov9,
  • Christian Galatioto10,
  • Massimo Chiarugi10,
  • Zaza Demetrashvili11,
  • Daniele Dondossola12,
  • Yovcho Yovtchev13,
  • Orestis Ioannidis14,
  • Giuseppe Novelli15,
  • Mirco Nacoti16,
  • Desmond Khor17,
  • Kenji Inaba17,
  • Demetrios Demetriades17,
  • Torsten Kaussen18,
  • Asri Che Jusoh19,
  • Wagih Ghannam20,
  • Boris Sakakushev21,
  • Ohad Guetta22,
  • Agron Dogjani23,
  • Stefano Costa24,
  • Sandeep Singh25,
  • Dimitrios Damaskos26,
  • Arda Isik27,
  • Kuo-Ching Yuan28,
  • Francesco Trotta29,
  • Stefano Rausei30,
  • Aleix Martinez-Perez31,
  • Giovanni Bellanova32,
  • Vinicius Cordeiro Fonseca33,
  • Fernando Hernández34,
  • Athanasios Marinis35,
  • Wellington Fernandes36,
  • Martha Quiodettis37,
  • Miklosh Bala38,
  • Andras Vereczkei39,
  • Rafael L. Curado40,
  • Gustavo Pereira Fraga40,
  • Bruno M. Pereira40,
  • Mahir Gachabayov41,
  • Guillermo Perez Chagerben42,
  • Miguel Leon Arellano43,
  • Sefa Ozyazici44,
  • Gianluca Costa45,
  • Tugan Tezcaner46 and
  • Luca Ansaloni1
World Journal of Emergency Surgery201712:13

DOI: 10.1186/s13017-017-0127-4

Received: 3 March 2017

Accepted: 6 March 2017

Published: 9 March 2017

The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2017 12:10


The original article [1] mistakenly incorporated a sentence within the Abstract that stated:

“Mean BMI: 36 +/- 5.6”

This statement was incorrect and has now been removed from the original article.



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Authors’ Affiliations

General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital
Emergency Surgery Department, Parma University Hospital
Virginia Commonwealth University
General Surgery, Letterkenny Hospital
General and Emergency Surgery Department, Macerata Hospital
Neuro Intensive Care Unit Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital
Emergency Surgery Hospital
Emergency Surgery Department, Ferrara University Hospital
Science Research of Emergency Care N. A.
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana
Kipshidze Central University Hospital
HPB Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
University Hospital “Prof Stoian Kirkovich” AD
Fourth Surgical Department, Hospital George Papanikolau, Aristotle University
General Surgery, Infermi Hospital
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital
LAS + USC Medical Centre
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hannover University Hospital
Khuala Krai Hospital
Mansoura Faculty of Medicine
Medical University of Plovdiv
Soroka Medical Centre
University Hospital of Trauma
Emergency and General Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Oxford University Hospital
John Radcliffe Hospital
Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine Mengucek Gazi Training Research Hospital Erzincan
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Ospedale Maggiore
Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria
Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset
S.S. Annunziata Hospital
Hospital Santa Virgínia
Hospital Central Militar
Tzaneio General Hospital of Piraeus
Hospital Regional de Sao Jose
Hospital Santo Tomás
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Medical School University Pécs
Hospital De Clinicas Da Unicamp
Vladimir City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medicine
University Hospital
Hospital La Paz
Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Department of Surgery
Ospedale Sant’ Andrea University Hospital Sapienza
Baskent University School of Medicine


  1. Coccolini F, et al. IROA: International Register of Open Abdomen, preliminary results. World J Emerg Surg. 2017;12:10.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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