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Comparison of P-POSSUM and O-POSSUM in predicting mortality after oesophagogastric resections.

Authors
  • Nagabhushan, J S
  • Srinath, S
  • Weir, F
  • Angerson, W J
  • Sugden, B A
  • Morran, C G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Postgraduate Medical Journal
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
83
Issue
979
Pages
355–358
Identifiers
PMID: 17488869
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Neither model accurately predicted the risk of postoperative death. P-POSSUM provided a better fit to observed results than O-POSSUM, which overpredicted total mortality. P-POSSUM also had superior discriminatory power.

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