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Risk Factors of Tien et al for Massive Hemorrhage in a Patient with a Pancreatic Leak After a Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Pancreatic leak is a relatively common complication in patients who have undergone a pancreaticoduodenectomy. Some patients with pancreatic leak will develop massive bleeding. Tien et al identified risk factors that can help identify those patients who may have significant bleeding. The authors are from National Taiwan University in Taipei and the National Health Research Institute in Miaoli, Taiwan.

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