Postoperative Complications Drive Unplanned Readmissions After Esophagectomy for Cancer.

@article{Bhagat2018PostoperativeCD,
  title={Postoperative Complications Drive Unplanned Readmissions After Esophagectomy for Cancer.},
  author={Rohun Bhagat and Michael R Bronsert and Brandie Wagner and Michael John Weyant and John Darby Mitchell and Natalia O. Glebova and William G. Henderson and David Fullerton and Robert A Meguid},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={1476-1482}
}
BACKGROUND Hospital readmissions are increasingly viewed as a marker of inferior health care quality and penalized with decreased reimbursement. The timing of, and reasons for, readmissions after esophagectomy for cancer are not well understood. We examined the association of complications to 30-day postoperative-related, unplanned readmission to identify… CONTINUE READING