Early complications following surgical treatment for Crohn's disease.

  title={Early complications following surgical treatment for Crohn's disease.},
  author={Tomas M Heimann and Adrian J. Greenstein and Leah Mechanic and Arthur H Aufses},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={201 4},
One hundred thirty patients with Crohn's disease operated at the Mount Sinai Hospital were studied to determine the incidence of early postoperative complications. Thirty per cent of patients developed postoperative complications, while eight per cent had major complications requiring readmission to the hospital, reoperation, or suture of a bleeding vessel. Patients with a low preoperative serum albumin concentration had a significantly higher incidence of nonseptic and multiple complications… CONTINUE READING