Surgical Outcomes Analysis & Research, SOAR, is a research laboratory of the Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with expertise in outcomes research. SOAR investigates surgical diseases and perioperative outcomes. The group focuses on pancreatic c...
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
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- https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/surgery_pp/59; https://works.bepress.com/jennifer_tseng/35
- 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
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.