Postoperative outcomes following pancreaticoduodenectomy: How should age affect clinical practice? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • This report from a population-based database is the first to highlight postoperative sepsis as an independent risk factor for mortality and morbidity in older patients undergoing pancreatic resection. Careful perioperative management addressing this issue is essential for patients over the age of 65.

publication date

  • June 6, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3693928

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1477-7819-11-131

PubMed ID

  • 23742036

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 131

volume

  • 11