Postoperative infectious complications after pancreatic resection.

@article{Okano2015PostoperativeIC,
  title={Postoperative infectious complications after pancreatic resection.},
  author={Keiichi Okano and Tomohiro Hirao and Michiaki Unno and Takuma Fujii and Hideyuki Yoshitomi and Satoshi Suzuki and Sohei Satoi and Sentaro Takahashi and Osamu Kainuma and Yasuyuki Suzuki},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 12},
  pages={1551-60}
}
BACKGROUND Although mortality associated with pancreatic surgery has decreased dramatically, high morbidity rates are still of major concern. This study aimed to identify the prevalence of, and risk factors for, infectious complications after pancreatic surgery. METHODS The Japanese Society of Pancreatic Surgery conducted a multi-institutional analysis of complications in patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) or distal pancreatectomy (DP) between January 2010 and December 2012… CONTINUE READING
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