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Erratum to: The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections

  • M. Sartelli1Email author,
  • A. Chichom-Mefire2,
  • F. M. Labricciosa3,
  • T. Hardcastle4,
  • F. M. Abu-Zidan5,
  • A. K. Adesunkanmi6,
  • L. Ansaloni7,
  • M. Bala8,
  • Z. J. Balogh9,
  • M. A. Beltrán10,
  • O. Ben-Ishay11,
  • W. L. Biffl12,
  • A. Birindelli13,
  • M. A. Cainzos14,
  • G. Catalini1,
  • M. Ceresoli7,
  • A. Che Jusoh15,
  • O. Chiara16,
  • F. Coccolini7,
  • R. Coimbra17,
  • F. Cortese18,
  • Z. Demetrashvili19,
  • S. Di Saverio13,
  • J.J. Diaz20,
  • V. N. Egiev21,
  • P. Ferrada22,
  • G. P. Fraga23,
  • W. M. Ghnnam24,
  • J. G. Lee25,
  • C. A. Gomes26,
  • A. Hecker27,
  • T. Herzog28,
  • J. I. Kim29,
  • K. Inaba30,
  • A. Isik31,
  • A. Karamarkovic32,
  • J. Kashuk33,
  • V. Khokha34,
  • A. W. Kirkpatrick35,
  • Y. Kluger36,
  • K. Koike37,
  • V. Y. Kong38,
  • A. Leppaniemi39,
  • G. M. Machain40,
  • R. V. Maier41,
  • S. Marwah42,
  • M. E. McFarlane43,
  • G. Montori7,
  • E. E. Moore44,
  • I. Negoi45,
  • I. Olaoye46,
  • A. H. Omari47,
  • C. A. Ordonez48,
  • B. M. Pereira23,
  • G. A. Pereira Júnior49,
  • G. Pupelis50,
  • T. Reis51,
  • B. Sakakushev52,
  • N. Sato53,
  • H. A. Segovia Lohse40,
  • V. G. Shelat54,
  • K. Søreide55, 56,
  • W. Uhl28,
  • J. Ulrych57,
  • H. Van Goor58,
  • G.C. Velmahos59,
  • K. C. Yuan60,
  • I. Wani61,
  • D. G. Weber62,
  • S. K. Zachariah63 and
  • F. Catena64
World Journal of Emergency Surgery201712:36

Received: 27 July 2017

Accepted: 27 July 2017

Published: 2 August 2017

The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2017 12:29


The original article [1] contained an error whereby a co-author, Boris Sakakushev had their name spelt incorrectly.

The original article has now been updated to display Dr. Sakakushev’s name correctly.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Macerata Hospital
Department of Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Regional Hospital
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Unit of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Università Politecnica delle Marche
Trauma Service, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Clinical Medicine
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University
General Surgery Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital
Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
Department of Traumatology, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle
Department of General Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios de La Serena
Department of General Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus
Acute Care Surgery at The Queen’s Medical Center, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai’i
Department of Surgery, Maggiore Hospital
Department of Surgery, Hospital Clínico Universitario
Department of General Surgery, Kuala Krai Hospital
Emergency Department, Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital
Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center
Emergency Surgery Unit, San Filippo Neri’s Hospital
Department of Surgery, Tbilisi State Medical University, Kipshidze Central University Hospital
Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Surgery, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Department of General Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitário Terezinha de Jesus, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas e da Saúde de Juiz de Fora
Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Giessen
Department of Surgery, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum
Department of Surgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine
Division of Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, University of Southern California
Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Erzincan University
Clinic for Emergency Surgery, Medical Faculty University of Belgrade
Department of Surgery, Assia Medical Group, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Surgery, Mozyr City Hospital
Departments of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and the Regional Trauma Service, Foothills Medical Centre
Department of General Surgery, Division of Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus
Department of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital
Abdominal Center, University Hospital Meilahti
II Cátedra de Clínica Quirúrgica, Hospital de Clínicas, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Asuncion
Department of Surgery, University of Washington
Department of Surgery, Pt BDS Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Department of Surgery, Radiology, University Hospital of the West Indies
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Emergency Hospital of Bucharest
Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin, Teaching Hospital
Department of Surgery, King Abdullah University Hospital
Department of Surgery and Critical Care, Universidad del Valle, Fundación Valle del Lili
Division of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Ribeirão Preto Medical School
Department of General and Emergency Surgery, Riga East University Hospital ‘Gailezers’
Emergency Post-operative Department, Otavio de Freitas Hospital and Hosvaldo Cruz Hospital
General Surgery Department, Medical University, University Hospital St George
Department of Aeromedical Services for Emergency and Trauma Care, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine
Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital
Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen
First Department of Surgery - Department of Abdominal, Thoracic Surgery and Traumatology, General University Hospital
Department of Surgery, Radboud University Medical Center
Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
Trauma and Emergency Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Department of Surgery, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Department of Trauma Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital
Department of Surgery, Mosc Medical College
Department of Emergency Surgery, Maggiore Hospital


  1. Sartelli M, et al. The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intraabdominal infections. World J Emerg Surg. 2017;12:29.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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