Management and spectrum of complications in patients undergoing surgical debridement for pancreatic necrosis.

@article{Kingham2008ManagementAS,
  title={Management and spectrum of complications in patients undergoing surgical debridement for pancreatic necrosis.},
  author={T. Peter Kingham and Peter Shamamian},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2008},
  volume={74 11},
  pages={1050-6}
}
Patients who undergo pancreatic necrosectomy frequently develop complications and often have high mortality rates. These patients are best cared for at specialized centers to minimize morbidity, manage complex complications, and reduce mortality. We present a review of our experience and describe the spectrum of complications encountered in managing of these difficult patients. A registry of patients undergoing pancreatic necrosectomy during a 7-year period was analyzed for preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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