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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

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World Journal of Emergency Surgery201712:36

  • Received: 27 July 2017
  • Accepted: 27 July 2017
  • Published:

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, Macerata, Italy
Department of Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Regional Hospital, Limbe, Cameroon
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Unit of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Trauma Service, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Clinical Medicine, Durban, South Africa
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
General Surgery Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Department of Traumatology, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Department of General Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios de La Serena, La Serena, Chile
Department of General Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
Acute Care Surgery at The Queen’s Medical Center, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, USA
Department of Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Department of Surgery, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Department of General Surgery, Kuala Krai Hospital, Kuala Krai, Kelantan, Malaysia
Emergency Department, Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
Emergency Surgery Unit, San Filippo Neri’s Hospital, Rome, Italy
Department of Surgery, Tbilisi State Medical University, Kipshidze Central University Hospital, T’bilisi, Georgia
Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Department of Surgery, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation
Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil
Department of General Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitário Terezinha de Jesus, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas e da Saúde de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Department of Surgery, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Department of Surgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Republic of Korea
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, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey
Clinic for Emergency Surgery, Medical Faculty University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Department of Surgery, Assia Medical Group, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
Department of Emergency Surgery, Mozyr City Hospital, Mozyr, Belarus
Departments of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and the Regional Trauma Service, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
Department of General Surgery, Division of Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
Department of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Abdominal Center, University Hospital Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
II Cátedra de Clínica Quirúrgica, Hospital de Clínicas, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Department of Surgery, Pt BDS Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Department of Surgery, Radiology, University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Department of Surgery, Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin, Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
Department of Surgery, King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan
Department of Surgery and Critical Care, Universidad del Valle, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia
Division of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Department of General and Emergency Surgery, Riga East University Hospital ‘Gailezers’, Riga, Latvia
Emergency Post-operative Department, Otavio de Freitas Hospital and Hosvaldo Cruz Hospital, Recife, Brazil
General Surgery Department, Medical University, University Hospital St George, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Department of Aeromedical Services for Emergency and Trauma Care, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan
Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Stravenger, Norway
Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
First Department of Surgery - Department of Abdominal, Thoracic Surgery and Traumatology, General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
Department of Surgery, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Trauma and Emergency Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Department of Surgery, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India
Department of Trauma Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
Department of Surgery, Mosc Medical College, Kolenchery, Cochin, India
Department of Emergency Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy


  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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