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Table 2 List of surgical and systemic complications in 137 patients with gastrectomy and D2-lymphadenectomy. Multiple complications are possible.

From: Evaluation of POSSUM scoring system in patients with gastric cancer undergoing D2-gastrectomy

  total Postoperative Course
    1 2 3 4
Surgical complications n % n n n n
Relaparotomy 5 3.6 - 1 2 2
Perforation 2 1.5 - 1 - 1
Anastomic leakage 7 5.1 1 3 2 1
secondary 1 0.7 - 1 - -
haemorrhage       
Ileus 2 1.4 - - 1 1
Pancreatitis 5 3.6 - - 3 2
Peritonitis 5 3.6 - 1 1 3
Wound infection 8 5.8 2 1 2 3
Abscess 3 2.2 - 1 1 1
Pancreatic fistula 13 9.4 1 8 4 -
Catheter infection 5 3.6 - 2 3 -
Systemic complications       
Reanimation 6 4.4 - - 2 4
Sepsis 7 5.1 - 1 2 4
pulmonary compl. 22 16.0 2 7 9 4
cardiac compl. 23 16.8 2 4 10 7
renal compl. 5 3.6 1 1 1 2
cerebral compl. 6 4.4 1 2 2 1
Other compl. 10 7.3 6 2 2 0