Incidence and risk factors of delirium in patients post pancreaticoduodenectomy.

@article{Gallagher2014IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors of delirium in patients post pancreaticoduodenectomy.},
  author={T K Gallagher and Sarah McErlean and Aimee O'Farrell and Emir Hoti and Donal Maguire and Oscar J Traynor and Kevin C. P. Conlon and Justin G Geoghegan},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={
          864-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Post-operative delirium is an important and common complication of major abdominal surgery characterized by acute confusion with fluctuating consciousness. The aim of this study was to establish the incidence of post-operative delirium in patients undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy and to determine the risk factors for its development. METHODS From a prospectively maintained database, a retrospective cohort analysis was performed of 50 consecutive patients who underwent a… CONTINUE READING

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