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Risk Factors for Hospital Readmission Following Curative Gastrectomy

Purpose:

To identify a patient who is at risk for readmission following curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors, surgery

ICD-10:

C16

Description:

Ahmad et al identified risk factors and reasons for readmission following curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer. These can help to identify a patient who is at increased risk for readmission who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital.

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