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Table 3 Perioperative Outcomes: Emergent vs. Elective Pancreatectomy

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

Perioperative Outcome Emergent PD (n = 409) Elective PD (n = 14,409) p Emergent DP (n = 115) Elective DP (n = 6077) p Emergent TP (n = 10) Elective TP (n = 432) p
OR Time min, median 361 358 0.46 208 216 0.49 378 375 0.92
Blood Transfusion, no. (%) 121 (49.8) 2486 (26.4) < 0.001 26 (38.8) 588 (14.9) < 0.001 2 (66.7) 115 (40.2) 0.57
Any Complication, no. (%) 230 (56.2) 5187 (36.0) < 0.001 53 (46.1) 1509 (24.8) < 0.001 3 (30.0) 147 (34.0) 1.0
Major Complication, no. (%) 199 (48.7) 3989 (27.7) < 0.001 44 (38.3) 1234 (20.3) < 0.001 3 (30.0) 126 (29.2) 1.0
Unplanned intubation, no. (%) 4 (11.0) 718 (5.0) < 0.001 2 (1.7) 125 (2.1) 1.0 1 (10) 21 (4.9) 0.4
PE, no. (%) 2 (0.5) 148 (1.0) 0.45 3 (2.6) 111 (1.8) 0.47 0 (0.0) 1 (0.2) 1.0
Pneumonia, no. (%) 40 (9.8) 651 (4.5) < 0.001 10 (8.7) 200 (3.3) 0.002 1 (10.0) 19 (4.4) 0.37
SSI, no. (%) 35 (8.6) 1440 (10.0) 0.34 6 (5.2) 237 (3.9) 0.47 0 (0.0) 25 (5.8) 1.0
Organ-space infection, no. (%) 64 (15.6) 1607 (11.2) 0.005 13 (11.3) 540 (8.9) 0.37 1 (10.0) 40 (9.3) 1
UTI, no. (%) 36 (8.8) 711 (4.9) < 0.001 11 (9.6) 237 (3.9) 0.002 0 (0.0) 22 (5.1) 1.0
Return to OR, no. (%) 64 (15.6) 910 (6.3) < 0.001 10 (8.7) 215 (3.5) 0.003 1 (10.0) 36 (8.3) 0.59
LOS days, (median) 15 9 < 0.001 9 6 < 0.001 15 9 0.59
Discharge to home, no. (%)a 116 (64.4) 6448 (83.3) < 0.001 44 (83.0) 3031 (92.7) 0.015 2 (100.0) 207 (86.3) 0.57
30-day Mortality, no. (%) 42 (10.3) 458 (3.2) < 0.001 6 (5.2) 75 (1.2) < 0.001 2 (20.0) 24 (5.6) 0.11
  1. avariable added in 2011, no. (%) of available patient data
  2. Abbreviations: PE pulmonary embolism, UTI urinary tract infection