Mortality after surgery in Europe: a 7 day cohort study

Amerigo Galla, Antonio Mascia, Paolo Primieri

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Clinical outcomes after major surgery are poorly described at the national level. Evidence of heterogeneity between hospitals and health-care systems suggests potential to improve care for patients but this potential remains unconfirmed. The European Surgical Outcomes Study was an international study designed to assess outcomes after non-cardiac surgery in Europe.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1059-1065
Number of pages7
JournalThe Lancet
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cohort Studies
  • Critical Care
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Care
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
  • Treatment Outcome


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