Prediction of hospital stay after total gastrectomy.


The following factors were tested in the Cox proportional hazards model to determine their relationship to postoperative hospital stay in 174 patients who underwent total gastrectomy: age, sex, tumour stage, tumour free resection margins, anastomotic leakage, size of the EEA-stapler, preoperative hospital stay, location of the anastomosis and additional… (More)


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@article{Zilling1997PredictionOH, title={Prediction of hospital stay after total gastrectomy.}, author={Thomas Zilling and Peter Ols{\'e}en and Bruno S C S Walther}, journal={Anticancer research}, year={1997}, volume={17 2B}, pages={1355-9} }