Intra-abdominal infection are group of infections occurring within the abdominal cavity and vary from appendicitis, peritonitis, diverticulitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, to pancreatitis characterized by high risk of complication resulting in high mortality despite treatment. According to the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Intra-abdominal infection generally extends beyond the organ of origin into the abdominal cavity and is associated with an abscess. Intra-abdominal infections are associated with symptoms such as epigastric pain radiating to the back, vomiting, posterior penetrating ulcer, nausea, decreased appetite and others.
Intra-Abdominal Infection Treatment Market: Drivers and Restraints
The high prevalence of intra-abdominal infection coupled with the high mortality rates generate a large inelastic demand for the intra-abdominal infection treatment market.