A Preoperative Predictive Scoring System for Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreaticoduodenectomy

@article{Yamamoto2011APP,
  title={A Preoperative Predictive Scoring System for Postoperative Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreaticoduodenectomy},
  author={Yusuke Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Sakamoto and Satoshi Nara and Minoru Esaki and Kazuaki Shimada and Tomoo Kosuge},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={2747-2755}
}
Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) remains a leading cause of morbidity after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). In the present study we sought to establish a preoperative scoring system with which to predict this complication. The clinical records of 387 consecutive patients who underwent PD for periampullary tumor between 2004 and 2009 were reviewed… CONTINUE READING