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Tracking early readmission after pancreatectomy to index and nonindex institutions: a more accurate assessment of readmission.

Authors
  • Tosoian, Jeffrey J
  • Hicks, Caitlin W
  • Cameron, John L
  • Valero, Vicente 3rd
  • Eckhauser, Frederic E
  • Hirose, Kenzo
  • Makary, Martin A
  • Pawlik, Timothy M
  • Ahuja, Nita
  • Weiss, Matthew J
  • Wolfgang, Christopher L
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA surgery
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2015
Volume
150
Issue
2
Pages
152–158
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2346
PMID: 25535811
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In total, 21.5% of patients required early readmission after pancreatectomy. Even in the setting of a tertiary care referral center, 21.6% of these readmissions were to nonindex institutions. Specific patient-level factors were associated with an increased risk of readmission.

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