Prognostic Factors in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Severe Necrotizing Pancreatitis

@article{Mofidi2007PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic Factors in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Severe Necrotizing Pancreatitis},
  author={Reza Mofidi and Anselm C. W. Lee and Krishna Kumar Madhavan and Oliver J Garden and R Washington Parks},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={2002-2007}
}
Pancreatic necrosectomy remains an important treatment modality for the management of infected pancreatic necrosis but is associated with significant mortality. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with mortality following pancreatic necrosectomy. Patients who underwent pancreatic necrosectomy from January 1995 to December 2004 were reviewed. The association between admission, preoperative and postoperative variables, and mortality was assessed using logistic regression… CONTINUE READING
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