Journal Article

Surgical site infections in colon surgery: the patient, the procedure, the hospital, and the surgeon.

Hübner M, Diana M, Zanetti G, et al. Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 2011;146:1240-5.

Surgical site infection rates varied widely among individual surgeons in this Swiss study. The infection rates among the worst-performing surgeons could not be explained by patient or procedural factors, or adherence to infection control guidelines.