Complications requiring reoperation following pancreatectomy.

  title={Complications requiring reoperation following pancreatectomy.},
  author={John David Cunningham and M T Weyant and Marc Levitt and Steven Brower and Arthur H Aufses},
  journal={International journal of pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology},
  volume={24 1},
CONCLUSIONS In this series, the overall reoperative rate following pancreatic surgery is 9%. Complications following pancreatectomy that require reoperation fall into four categories: hemorrhage, infectious, delayed gastric emptying, and anastomotic leak. A delay in the management of these types of complications can be fatal. BACKGROUND Despite the improvement in the morbidity and mortality rates associated with pancreatic resection, complication still arise that require surgical intervention… CONTINUE READING


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