Impact of Diabetes on Postoperative Outcomes Following Colon Cancer Surgery

@article{Anand2010ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of Diabetes on Postoperative Outcomes Following Colon Cancer Surgery},
  author={Nitasha Anand and Christopher A. K. Y. Chong and PhD Rachel Y. Chong and PhD FRCPC Geoffrey C. Nguyen},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={809-813}
}
Diabetes is the sixth most common cause of death in the US and causes significant postoperative mortality and morbidity. To characterize the impact of diabetes among patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer. This is is a retrospective cohort study. Patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) who had undergone colorectal cancer surgery between 1998 and 2005. Using multivariate regression, we determined the association of diabetes status with postoperative mortality, postoperative… CONTINUE READING