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Table 1 Morbidity for entire series and cause of death in five patients in 90-day postoperative period

From: Primary localized retroperitoneal sarcomas: report from Slovenian sarcoma referral center

Patient (n = 89) % Complication   
 4 4.5 Postoperative bleeding
 4 4.5 Retroperitoneal abscess
 3 3.8 Abdominal abscess
 2 2.2 Anastomotic leak
 1 1.1 Intestinal gangrene
 1 1.1 Occlusion of iliac vessels
Case (ASA) Year of death Complication Cause of death Time (days)
 1 (3) 2011 Anastomotic leak Sepsis, fulminant disease 55
 2 (4) 2011 Tumor rupture, shock Sepsis, DIC 10
 3 (3) 2013 Retroperitoneal abscess Sepsis, hepatorenal failure 79
 4 (3) 2016 Abdominal abscess Sepsis, cardiac decompensation 65
 5 (3) 2018 Coronary stent occlusion Intraoperative cardiac arrest 0
  1. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists classification, DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation