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Protocol of Sirinek et al for Improving Survival in a Patient with Cirrhosis Who is Undergoing a Major Abdominal Operation

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

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Sirinek et al identified risk factors for serious complications associated with major abdominal operations in patients with cirrhosis. A perioperative protocol can significantly reduce morbidity and mortality in these patients. The authors are from the Audie Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital and University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio.

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