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Postoperative Complications


Complications in Surgery

Editors: Michael W. Mullholand, Gerard M. Doherty. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

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Surgical complications: Diagnosis & Treatment

Editors: Nadey S.Hakim, Vassilios E. Papalois. Imperial College Press, 2007.

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Complete resource center on adhesions: definitions, pathogenesis, prevention, etc. Includes links to open access articles and videos.

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Clavien-Dindo Classification

Surgical complications, updates, references and templates for download.

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Colorectal leakage. Recommended Reading

Systematic review of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative risk factors for colorectal anastomotic leaks

McDermott FD, Heeney A, Kelly ME, Steele RJ, Carlson GL, Winter DC. Br J Surg. 2015 Apr;102(5):462-79. doi:10.1002

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Preoperative risk factors for anastomotic leakage after resection for colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Pommergaard HC, Gessler B, Burcharth J, Angenete E, Haglind E, Rosenberg J. Colorectal Dis. 2014Sep;16(9):662-71. doi: 10.1111

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Prediction and diagnosis of colorectal anastomotic leakage: A systematic review of literature

Daams F, Wu Z, Lahaye MJ, Jeekel J, Lange JF. World JGastrointest Surg. 2014 Feb 27;6(2):14-26. doi: 10.4240

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Do we really know why colorectal anastomoses leak?

Shogan BD, Carlisle EM, Alverdy JC, Umanskiy K. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Sep;17(9):1698-707. doi:10.1007

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Risk of anastomotic leakage with use of NSAIDs after gastrointestinal surgery

Rushfeldt CF, Sveinbjørnsson B, Søreide K, Vonen B. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2011 Dec;26(12):1501-9. doi: 10.1007

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