Determinants of long-term survival after major surgery and the adverse effect of postoperative complications Conference Paper uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hyperparathyroidism

abstract

  • The occurrence of a 30-day postoperative complication is more important than preoperative patient risk and intraoperative factors in determining the survival after major surgery in the VA. Quality and process improvement in surgery should be directed toward the prevention of postoperative complications.

publication date

  • September 2005

Research

keywords

  • Conference Paper

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.sla.0000179621.33268.83

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 326

end page

  • 41; discussion 341-3

volume

  • 242

number

  • 3