Risk of major nonemergent inpatient general surgical procedures in patients on long-term dialysis.

@article{Gajdos2013RiskOM,
  title={Risk of major nonemergent inpatient general surgical procedures in patients on long-term dialysis.},
  author={Csaba Gajdos and M T Hawn and Deidre A Kile and Thomas N Robinson and William G. Henderson},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={148 2},
  pages={137-43}
}
HYPOTHESIS Patients on long-term dialysis undergoing major nonemergent general surgical procedures are thought to have high rates of postoperative complications and death. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Academic and private hospitals. PATIENTS The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database was used to select dialysis and nondialysis patients who had undergone nonemergent major general surgical procedures between 2005 and 2008… CONTINUE READING
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