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Liver Resection Surgery

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Fig. 8.1 Trends in hepatic resection over a 10-year period showing increased utilization of segmental resections over major hepatectomy, reduced use of perioperative blood transfusion, and decreased morbidity and mortality…

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Biliary and Duodenal Surgery

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Fig. 7.1 Multiple variations of common hepatic bile duct anatomy. (a) Normal anatomy of the hepatic bile duct confluence. (b) Trifurcation type anatomy of the left hepatic with the anterior…

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Gastric Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Injury to mouth, teeth, pharynx or larynxa 1–5 % Rare significant/serious problems Bleeding/hematoma formationa 0.1–1 % Perforationa 0.1–1 % Infection 0.1–1…

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Pancreatic Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infectiona overall 5–20 %  Subcutaneous/wound 5–20 %  Intra-abdominal/liver bed/pelvic 0.1–1 %  Liver (hepatitis; abscess) 0.1–1 %  Cholangitis 1–5 %  Systemic 0.1–1…

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Esophageal Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Injury to mouth, teeth, pharynx, or larynxa 1–5 % Rare significant/serious problems Bleeding/hematoma formationa 0.1–1 % Perforationa 0.1–1 % Infection 0.1–1…

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Introduction

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Brendon J. Coventry (ed.)Surgery: Complications, Risks and ConsequencesUpper Abdominal Surgery201410.1007/978-1-4471-5436-5_1 © Springer-Verlag London 2014 1. Introduction Brendon J. Coventry1   (1) Discipline of Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, L5 Eleanor Harrald Building, North Terrace, 5000 Adelaide,…

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Small Bowel Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infection  Wounda 5–20 %  Subcutaneous cellulitis; abscessa 1–5 %  Intraperitoneal 0.1–1 %  Systemic 0.1–1 % Bleeding/hematoma formation 1–5 % Jejunal leakage…

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Obesity (Bariatric) Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infectiona  Subcutaneous/wound 1–5 %  Intra-abdominal (including subphrenic abscess) 0.1–1 %  Intrathoracic (pneumonia, pleural, mediastinitis) 0.1–1 %  Systemic 0.1–1 %  Late –…

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General Abdominal Surgery

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Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infectiona 1–5 %  Wound 1–5 %  Intra-abdominal/pelvic 0.1–1 % Bleeding/hematoma formationa  Wound 1–5 %  Intra-abdominal 0.1–1 % Rare significant/serious problems Small…

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Colorectal Surgery

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, David Wattchow3 and Clifford Ko4, 5 (1) Academic Surgical Unit, Monash University, Monash Health and Southern Clinical School, Dandenong, VIC, Australia (2) Discipline of Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide,…

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