Fournier's gangrene: Three years of experience with 20 patients and validity of the Fournier's gangrene severity index score

Tuncel A., Aydin O., Tekdogan U., Nalcacioglu V., Capar Y., Atan A.

EUROPEAN UROLOGY, vol.50, no.4, pp.838-843, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eururo.2006.01.030
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.838-843
  • Keywords: assessment, Fournier's gangrene, male, prognosis, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, MALE GENITALIA


Objective: To evaluate effective factors in the survival of patients with Fournier's gangrene (FG) and to determine the validity of the Fournier's Gangrene Severity Index (FGSI), which was designed for determining disease severity in these patients.