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Prognostic Factors of Winter et al for Evaluating a Patient Undergoing a Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Purpose:

To identify prognostic factors for a patient undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C17.0, C24, C25, K31.9

Description:

Winter et al identified preoperative prognostic factors for a patient about to undergo a pancreaticoduodenectomy. These can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management or an alternative therapy. The authors are from Johns Hopkins University. Thomas Jefferson University, and Indiana University.

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