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Lessons learned from one thousand consecutive colonic resections in a teaching hospital

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Published in Swiss Medical Weekly. 2007, vol. 137, no. 17-18, p. 259-64
Abstract Elective colectomies are standard procedures carrying below 1% mortality; by contrast, emergency colonic resections remain surgical challenges in compromised and/or elderly patients and are associated with high complication rates.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overColectomy/adverse effects/mortalityColon/surgeryEmergenciesFemaleHospital MortalityHospitals, Teaching/statistics & numerical dataHumansMaleMiddle AgedPostoperative ComplicationsProspective StudiesRisk FactorsSurgical Procedures, ElectiveSwitzerland/epidemiologyTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 17557216
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Research groups Chirurgie viscérale (104)
Hépatologie chirurgicale (327)
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BUCHS, Nicolas et al. Lessons learned from one thousand consecutive colonic resections in a teaching hospital. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2007, vol. 137, n° 17-18, p. 259-64. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:34690

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