Why are patients being readmitted after surgery for esophageal cancer? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Esophagectomy
  • Patient Readmission
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • Complications not adequately managed before discharge may lead to readmission. Quality improvement efforts surrounding venous thromboembolism prophylaxis, and discharging patients nothing-by-mouth, may be warranted.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.01.064

PubMed ID

  • 25983251

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1384

end page

  • 9; discussion 1389-91

volume

  • 149

number

  • 5