Predictors of postoperative morbidity and mortality after surgery for gastro-oesophageal carcinomas.

@article{Liedman1995PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of postoperative morbidity and mortality after surgery for gastro-oesophageal carcinomas.},
  author={Bengt Liedman and K Benneg{\aa}rd and Lars Olbe and Lars Ragnar Lundell},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1995},
  volume={161 3},
  pages={173-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To define risk factors for postoperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing standardised laparotomy/gastrectomy or thoracoabdominal resection for carcinomas of the stomach, oesophagus, and oesophagogastric junction. DESIGN Prospective open study. SETTING University hospital, Sweden. SUBJECTS All 213 patients operated on for carcinoma of the stomach, oesophagus, or oesophagogastric junction between January 1983 and June 1990. INTERVENTIONS Laparotomy/gastrectomy (n… CONTINUE READING