Risk factors for morbidity after appendectomy

Risk factors for morbidity after appendectomy Langenbecks Arch Surg (2017) 402:987–993 DOI 10.1007/s00423-017-1608-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE 1 1 1 1 2 3 Anne Andert & H. P. Alizai & C. D. Klink & N. Neitzke & C. Fitzner & C. Heidenhain & 1 1 1 A. Kroh & U. P. Neumann & M. Binnebösel Received: 22 December 2016 /Accepted: 18 July 2017 /Published online: 27 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract 1.04 (1.01–1.07), p = 0.003). After multivariate logistic re- Introduction The aim of the present study was to evaluate the gression analysis, a significant association was demonstrated risk factors for postoperative complications after an appendec- for complicated appendicitis (1.88 (1.06–3.32), p < 0.031), tomy with special regard to both the time period from hospital conversion to open access (OR 16.33 (4.52–58.98), admission to operation and night time surgery. p < 0.001), elevated CRP (OR 1.00 (1.00–1.01), p =0.017) Patients and methods Patients who underwent an appendec- and an age > 70 years (OR 3.91 (2.12–7.21), p < 0.001). The tomy due to acute appendicitis and were admitted to the time interval between hospital admission and operation was University Hospital Aachen between January 2003 and not associated with postoperative complications in the univar- January 2014 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery Springer Journals

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Medicine & Public Health; General Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; Thoracic Surgery; Traumatic Surgery; Vascular Surgery
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