Examining reoperation and readmission after hepatic surgery.

  title={Examining reoperation and readmission after hepatic surgery.},
  author={Andrew S Barbas and R. Steven Turley and Mohan K. Mallipeddi and Michael E Lidsky and Srinevas K. Reddy and Rebekah R White and Bryan M. Clary},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  volume={216 5},
BACKGROUND Although the perioperative mortality from hepatic resection has improved considerably, this procedure is still associated with substantial morbidity and resource use. The goal of this investigation was to characterize the incidence, patterns, and risk factors for early reoperation and readmission after hepatectomy. STUDY DESIGN Perioperative outcomes of 1,281 patients undergoing hepatic resection at an academic center from 1996 to 2009 were analyzed. The indications for early… CONTINUE READING