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Table 2 Aetiology and P-POSSUM Scores

From: Application of Portsmouth modification of physiological and operative severity scoring system for enumeration of morbidity and mortality (P-POSSUM) in pancreatic surgery

Diagnosis Physiological Score Operative Score
  Mean ± SD Median Mean ± SD Median
Adenocarcinoma HOP 16.16 ± 3.31 16.00 13.76 ± 3.15 12.00
Ampullary carcinoma 15.80 ± 3.76 15.00 12.74 ± 2.06 12.00
Carcinoma of lower CBD 16.52 ± 2.76 16.00 14.86 ± 4.39 12.00
Duodenal carcinoma 16.38 ± 2.50 16.00 13.76 ± 4.22 12.00
Others-Malignant 15.87 ± 3.18 15.00 15.37 ± 4.74 12.00
Others-Benign 15.88 ± 3.40 15.00 12.36 ± 2.91 11.00
  1. P-POSSUM, Portsmouth Modification of Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enumeration of Mortality and morbidity; HOP, Head of pancreas; CBD, Common Bile Duct; SD, Standard Deviation