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Rectal Resection Risk Factors for Early Unplanned Readmission

Purpose:

To identify a patient undergoing rectal resection who is at risk for early, unplanned readmission based on the study of Turina et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors, surgery

ICD-10:

C18, C19, C20, C21

Description:

Turina et al reported risk factors for early, unplanned readmisson in patients who have had a rectal resection. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Cleveland Clinic.

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