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Colon Leakage Score (CLS) of Dekker et al for a Patient with a Colonic Anastomosis

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Dekker et al developed the colonic leakage score (CLS) for identifying a patient at increased risk for leakage at a colonic anastomosis. This can identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Leiden University Medical Center and Medical Center Haaglanden in The Netherlands.

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