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Table 1 Indications for reoperations

From: Early reoperation following pancreaticoduodenectomy: impact on morbidity, mortality, and long-term survival

Indication for reoperation No. of reoperations, total 60 No. of patients undergoing a reoperation Days from primary surgery mean (range)
Anastomotic leak 22 (36.6%) 18 14.7 (1–28)
GJ 11 (50%) 9 12 (2–28)
PJ 9 (40.9%) 9 9 (2–18)
HJ 2 (9.1%) 2 1 (0)
Early bleeding 12 (20%) 10 2.8 (0–6)
Delayed bleeding (GDA) 2 (3.33%) 2 8 (7–9)
Bowel evisceration 10 (16.6%) 10 18.4 (5–14)
Uncontrolled sepsis 8 (13.3%) 8 6.4 (1–16)
Other 6 (10%) 5 14.1 (1–60)
  1. GJ gastro-jejunostomy, PJ pancreatico-jejunostomy, HJ hepatico-jejunostomy, GDA gastroduodenal artery