Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). Jorge A. Gilbert, MD, FACG,AGAF Sanford GI Clinic Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Sanford School of Medicine University of South Dakota. CDI: Objectives. Changing epidemiology of CDI Diagnosis Risk factors Treatment. CDI: Epidemiology.
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Jorge A. Gilbert, MD, FACG,AGAF
Sanford GI Clinic
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Sanford School of Medicine
University of South Dakota
161 ICU pts with severe C.diff; 30d mortality
38/161 colectomy: NR to med.Rx, shock, megacolon, perforation
Mortality: 58% with medical Rx, 34% surg. Rx
Predictors of 30d mortality:
-age > 75
Lamontagne, Ann Surg, 2007
Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)a