Modified Frailty Index-5 Score and Post-Operative Infectious Complications in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Intestinal-Cutaneous Fistula: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Analysis

Surg. Infect.

We showed that the mFI-5 is a strong predictor of infectious complications after ICF repair. It can be utilized to account for physiologic reserve, therefore reducing the variability of outcomes reported for ICF repair.