Factors Associated With Mortality After Emergency Colectomy for Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

JAMA Surg. 2020 Feb 1;155(2):165-167. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4467.

Abstract

This cohort study uses data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database to examine factors associated with mortality risk among patients undergoing emergency colectomy for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colectomy / mortality*
  • Comorbidity
  • Databases, Factual
  • Emergencies
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / mortality*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / surgery*
  • Health Status
  • Hematocrit
  • Humans
  • Laparoscopy / statistics & numerical data
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Protective Factors
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • United States / epidemiology