Body Mass Index (BMI) is Associated with Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Patients with Crohn's disease


Data on the association of BMI and SSI in patients with IBD is limited by single-institution design and the combination of patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis. We aim to describe the association of BMI... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Margaret Romine (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  2. Allison Gullick (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  3. Melanie S. Morris (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  4. Daniel I. Chu (uni)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Colorectal Surgery


QS-GS/CRS » Quick-Shot Presentations: General / Colorectal Surgery (15:00 - Thursday, 21st September, Ireland 406)