Journal article

The hospital costs of complications following colonic resection surgery: A retrospective cohort study

Maleck Louis, Samuel A Johnston, Leonid Churilov, Ronald Ma, Nada Marhoon, Adele Burgess, Chris Christophi, Laurence Weinberg

Annals of medicine and surgery (2012) | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background: Colonic resection is a common surgical procedure associated with a high rate of postoperative complications. The aim of this observational study is to estimate the in-hospital costs of complications and to identify perioperative variables associated with complication development following colon resection surgery. Materials and methods: We conducted a single-centre cohort study with retrospective data collection of 487 patients undergoing colonic resection surgery between 2013 and 2018. Postoperative complications were graded according to the Clavien-Dindo classification system. In-hospital cost of index admission is reported in 2019 United States Dollars. Regression modelling was..

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