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Risk factors and preventive strategies for post-operative pancreatic fistula after pancreatic surgery: a comprehensive review
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-03)
Background: Pancreas surgery has developed into a fairly safe procedure in terms of mortality, but is still hampered by considerable morbidity. Among the most frequent and dreaded complications are the development of a ...
Scoring systems for outcome prediction in patients with perforated peptic ulcer
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-10)
Background: Patients with perforated peptic ulcer (PPU) often present with acute, severe illness that carries a high risk for morbidity and mortality. Mortality ranges from 3-40% and several prognostic scoring systems ...
Emergency surgery in the elderly: the balance between function, frailty, fatality and futility
(BioMed Central, 2015-02-03)
Becoming old is considered a privilege and results from the socioeconomic progress and improvements in health care systems worldwide. However, morbidity and mortality increases with age, and even more so in acute ...