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Context The absence of a definition and a widely accepted ranking system to classify surgical complications has hampered proper interpretation of the surgical outcome. Patients Sixty-one patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy. Main outcome measures The complications were classified according to the Clavien-Dindo classification; each grade was evaluated regarding the length of the postoperative stay and was compared to the most important complications. Results Thirty (49.2%) patients had no complications; out of the thirty-one (50.8%) patients with complications, 9 (14.5%) had grade I, 15 (24.6%) had grade II, 6 (9.8%) had grade III, and 1 (1.6%) had grade IV. There were no postoperative deaths (grade V). A progressive increase in the length of hospitalization from patients with no complications to those having grade IV.
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Author(s): Riccardo Casadei Claudio Ricci Giovanni Taffurelli Francesco Minni Raffaele Pezzilli Lucia Calculli Marielda DAmbra