R. Chari, USA
K. Kang, Korea
C. Bassi, Italy
J. Barkun, Canada
M. Makuuchi, Japan
M. Monden, Japan
R. Padbury, Australia
J. Pekolj, Argentina
E. de Santibañes, Argentina
R.D. Schulik, USA
St. Strasberg, USA
J.N. Vauthey, USA
University Hospital Zurich
Prof. P.-A. Clavien, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery
CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 44 255 33 00
What is a surgical complication?
We define a complication as ‘‘any deviation from the ideal postoperative course that is not inherent in the procedure and does not comprise a failure to cure.’’ Read more...
Classifying surgical complications
The therapy used to correct a specific complication is the basis of the Clavien-Dindo classification in order to rank
a complication in an objective and reproducible manner. Read more...
Quality assurance in surgery
Surgical outcomes vary by provider and there remains considerable debate about which parameters should be
used to reflect surgical quality.
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Assessment of complications after pancreatic surgery
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