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By Giovanni Gambino M.D. Ph.D.
A Viste, A Horn, K Øvrebø, B Christensen, J-H Angelsen, D Hoem
INTRODUCTION: Bile duct injuries occur rarely but are among the most dreadful complications following cholecystectomies. METHODS: Prospective registration of bile duct injuries occurring in the period 1992-2013 at a tertiary referral hospital. RESULTS: In total, 67 patients (47 women and 20 men) with a median age of 55 (range 14-86) years had a leak or a lesion of the bile ducts during the study period. Total incidence of postoperative bile leaks or bile duct injuries was 0...
December 2015: Scandinavian Journal of Surgery: SJS
Hamit Cakir, Colin Heus, Wouter M Verduin, Arjen Lak, Hieronymus J Doodeman, Willem A Bemelman, Alexander P Houdijk
BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to assess the influence of visceral obesity (VO), as measured by preoperative abdominal CT scan, in relation to body mass index (BMI) on the incidence of postoperative complications and duration of hospital stay after colon cancer surgery. METHODS: Patients who underwent elective resection for colon cancer between January 1, 2006, and December 31, 2013, and had a preoperative CT scan were entered in the study. Visceral fat area (VFA) was determined by using the preoperative CT scan at the L3-L4 level...
May 2015: Surgery
Annelies Visser, Bart Geboers, Dirk J Gouma, J Carel Goslings, Dirk T Ubbink
BACKGROUND: Operative complications occur more frequently, often are more preventable, and their consequences can be more severe than other types of complications. Controversy exists regarding how best to identify and predict operative complications. Several studies on predictive factors for operative complications focused on a specific predictor for a specific outcome. To develop a reliable tool to identify patients with operative complications, insight in predictive factors for operative complications is required...
July 2015: Surgery
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