Establishing standards of quality for elderly patients undergoing pancreatic resection.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate pancreatic surgery as a model for high-acuity surgery in elderly patients for immediate and long-term outcomes, predictors of adverse outcomes, and hospital costs. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING University tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS Four hundred twelve consecutive patients who underwent pancreatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.2009.107

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@article{Pratt2009EstablishingSO, title={Establishing standards of quality for elderly patients undergoing pancreatic resection.}, author={Wande B. Pratt and Anupama S Gangavati and Kathryn L Agarwal and Robert Schreiber and Lewis A. Lipsitz and Mark P. Callery and Charles Mahlon Vollmer}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2009}, volume={144 10}, pages={950-6} }