Severe Complications Triplicate the Costs of Major Surgical Procedures

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University of Zurich (UZH)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Major Surgical Procedures

Treatments

Other: No additional intervention than the intended major surgery in pancreas, liver, colorectal, gastric bypass and small bowel

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00855387
StV 5-2009

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to prospectively assess the impact of surgical quality on the overall cost of major surgical procedures using the incidence and severity of complications as surrogate markers of quality.

Full description

To prospectively assess the impact of surgical quality on the overall cost of major surgical procedures using the incidence and severity of complications as surrogate markers of quality

Enrollment

1,235 patients

Sex

All

Ages

12 to 90 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Undergoing major surgery (liver, bile duct, pancreas, colorectal, gastric bypass and small bowel resections)

Exclusion criteria

  • Missing data of in-hospital costs
  • Mortality

Trial design

1,235 participants in 1 patient group

Costs
Description:
Patients collected consecutively for undergoing major surgical procedures(liver, bile duct, pancreas, small bowel, colo-rectal, gastric bypass resections).
Treatment:
Other: No additional intervention than the intended major surgery in pancreas, liver, colorectal, gastric bypass and small bowel

Trial contacts and locations

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