An analysis of risk factors for pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy: clinical impact of bile juice infection on day 1


Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a most striking complication after pancreatic resection. The objective of this study is to reveal the risk factors for POPF defined by the international study group after pancreaticoduodenectomy in a Japanese high-volume center. During the recent 4 years, 220 patients underwent pancreaticoduodenectomies. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-009-0547-z


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