In-hospital mortality after pancreatic resection for chronic pancreatitis: population-based estimates from the nationwide inpatient sample.

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Journal of the American College of Surgeons, ISSN: 1879-1190, Vol: 209, Issue: 4, Page: 468-76

Publication Year:
2009
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https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/surgery_pp/59; https://works.bepress.com/jennifer_tseng/35
PMID:
19801320
DOI:
10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2009.05.030
Author(s):
Hill, Joshua S.; McPhee, James T.; Whalen, Giles F.; Sullivan, Mary E.; Warshaw, Andrew L.; Tseng, Jennifer F.
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Chi-Square Distribution; Chronic Disease; Comorbidity; Female; Hospital Mortality; Humans; Inpatients; Male; Middle Aged; Multivariate Analysis; Pancreatectomy; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Pancreatitis; United States; Surgery
article description
Pancreatic resection can be performed to ameliorate the sequelae of chronic pancreatitis in selected patients. The perceived risk of pancreatectomy may limit its use. Using a national database, this study compared mortality after pancreatic resections for chronic pancreatitis with those performed for neoplasm.