Readmissions following elective radical total gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: a case-controlled study.

@article{Kim2014ReadmissionsFE,
  title={Readmissions following elective radical total gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: a case-controlled study.},
  author={Yong-Deok Kim and Min-Chan Kim and Kyoung Nyoun Kim and Yoo-Min Kim and G. Jung},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          200-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Readmission after gastrectomy is one of the factors that reflect quality of life. Therefore, we analyzed the several factors related to readmissions after total gastrectomy for early gastric cancer. METHODS From January 2002 through December 2009, 102 consecutive patients who underwent radical total gastrectomy for early gastric cancer were enrolled in this study. We evaluated the incidence, cause, time point, and type of treatment for readmission after discharge; we compared the… CONTINUE READING
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