[Total pancreatectomy : International comparison of frequency and clinical outcome].

Published on Apr 26, 2021in Chirurg0.752
· DOI :10.1007/S00104-021-01419-4
Martin Schneider23
Estimated H-index: 23
(Heidelberg University),
M.W. Büchler79
Estimated H-index: 79
(Heidelberg University)
BACKGROUND: The in-hospital mortality after visceral surgery in Germany is unknown. METHODS: In this retrospective, descriptive analysis, nationwide hospital billing data based on diagnosis-related groups (DRG) over the period 2009-2015 were studied to determine the in-hospital mortality, complications and their management, and deaths after documented severe complications (failure to rescue, FTR) after visceral surgery in Germany. Organ-system subgroups were defined and subdivided into frequent ...
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