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Table 2 Perioperative Outcomes: Emergent vs. Elective Pancreatectomy

From: Emergent pancreatectomy for neoplastic disease: outcomes analysis of 534 ACS-NSQIP patients

Perioperative Outcome All Emergent Pancreatectomies (n = 534) All Elective Pancreatectomies (n = 20,918) p
OR Time min, median 334 322 0.43
Blood Transfusion, no. (%) 149 (47.6) 3189 (23.4) < 0.001
Any Complication, no. (%) 286 (53.6) 6843 (32.7) < 0.001
Major Complication, no. (%) 246 (46.1) 5349 (25.6) < 0.001
Unplanned intubation, no. (%) 48 (9.0) 864 (4.1) < 0.001
Pulmonary embolism, no. (%) 5 (0.9) 260 (1.2) 0.53
Pneumonia, no. (%) 51 (9.6) 870 (4.2) < 0.001
SSI, no. (%) 41 (7.7) 1702 (8.1) 0.70
Organ-space infection, no. (%) 78 (14.6) 2187 (10.5) 0.002
Urinary tract infection, no. (%) 47 (8.8) 970 (4.6) < 0.001
Return to OR, no. (%) 75 (14.0) 1161 (5.6) < 0.001
LOS days, (median) 14 8 < 0.001
Discharge to home, no. (%)a 162 (68.9) 9686 (86.1) < 0.001
30-day Mortality, no. (%) 50 (9.4) 557 (2.7) < 0.001
  1. avariable added in 2011, no. (%) of available patient data
  2. Abbreviations: SSI surgical site infection, LOS length of stay