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Adhesion-related hospital readmissions after abdominal and pelvic surgery: a retrospective cohort analysis

McGuire, Alistair, Ellis, Harold, Moran, Brendan, Thompson, Jeremy, Parker, Michael, Wilson, Malcolm, Menzies, Don, Lower, Adrian, Hawthorn, Robert and O'Brien, Fiona (1999) Adhesion-related hospital readmissions after abdominal and pelvic surgery: a retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet, 353 (9163). pp. 1476-1480. ISSN 0140-6736

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Abstract

Adhesions after abdominal and pelvic surgery are important complications, although their basic epidemiology is unclear. We investigated the frequency of such complications in the general population to provide a basis for the targeting and assessment of new adhesion-prevention measures.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.thelancet.com/
Additional Information: © 1999 Elsevier Ltd.
Library of Congress subject classification: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2009 16:50
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22430/

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