Short-term outcome of emergency colorectal cancer surgery: results from Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit
Chun Hin Angus Lee, Joseph Cherng Huei Kong, Alexander G Heriot, Satish Warrier, John Zalcberg, Paul Sitzler
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COLORECTAL DISEASE | SPRINGER | Published : 2019
BACKGROUNDS: A significant number of patients with colorectal cancer will have an emergency presentation requiring surgery. This study aims to evaluate short-term outcomes for patients undergoing emergency colorectal cancer surgery in Australasia. METHODS: All consecutive CRC from the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit Database was interrogated from 2007 to 2016. Short-term outcomes including length of stay, complication rate and mortality rate were compared between the emergency and elective groups. Logistic regression analysis was performed to identify independent predictors for inpatient mortality. A predictive model for inpatient mortality was constructed using these variables, and its ..View full abstract
We would like to acknowledge and thank the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit and all the surgeons who contribute to the audit, without whom this study would not be possible. We thank Epworth Healthcare for all the support and assistance.