Post pancreatic surgery hemorrhage: management and outcome

Mohit Sharma


The mortality rate after major pancreatic surgery has decreased over the last few decades in most high volume centers to less than 5%.1-3 morbidity still remains considerable high between 20%-40%.4,5 The most common complications are pancreatic fistula, delayed gastric emptying. Hemorrhage after pancreatic surgery is less common.7-9 It has been classified by international study group into early and late hemorrhage. It is a potentially life threatening complication


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