Martin AN, Das D, Turrentine FE, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Zaydfudim VM. Morbidity and Mortality After Gastrectomy: Identification of Modifiable Risk Factors. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 2016 Dec;20(20). 1554-64. PMID: 27364726 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4987171 NIHMSID: NIHMS800214.
Morbidity after gastrectomy remains high. The potentially modifiable risk factors have not been well described. This study considers a series of potentially modifiable patient-specific and perioperative characteristics that could be considered to reduce morbidity and mortality after gastrectomy.