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Pancreatectomy Risk Score for Predicting Readmission

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the risk of readmission after a pancreatectomy using the risk score of Valero et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C25, D13.6, K85, K86.0, K86.1

Description:

Valero et al developed score for predicting readmission of a patient following pancreatectomy. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Pancreas Readmission Assessment Group study.

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