Volume 16, Supplement 1, 2008

Review

Intra-abdominal infections: definitions and classification
Menichetti Francesco, Sganga Gabriele

Intra-abdominal infections: etiology, epidemiology, microbiological diagnosis and antibiotic resistance issues
Nicoletti Giuseppe, Nicolosi Daria, Rossolini Gian Maria, Stefani Stefania

Diagnosis of intra-abdominal infections: clinical findings and imaging
Emmi Vincenzo, Sganga Gabriele

Pharmacological rationale for choice of antibiotics for intra-abdominal infections
Mazzei Teresita, Novelli Andrea

Intra-abdominal infections: analysis of current guidelines
Esposito Silvano, Leone Sebastiano, Carosi Giampiero

New options for treatment of intra-abdominal infections: tigecycline
Menichetti Francesco

Antimicrobial management of intra-abdominal infections
Concia Ercole, Viscoli Claudio

Hospital management of complicated intra-abdominal infections: pharmacoeconomic evaluations
Eandi Mario