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Risk Factors for Readmission After Pulmonary Lobectomy: A Quality Collaborative Study

Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Nathan M. Mollberg, DO, Chang He, MS, Melissa J. Clark, MSN, RN, Kiran Lagisatty, MD, Robert Welsh, MD, and Andrew C. Chang, MD, for the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative

This study aimed to determine risk factors that lead to hospital readmission after lobectomy. Researchers found that patients experiencing postoperative complications are at increased risk for readmission, while a shorter time between discharge and follow-up is associated with a decreased risk of readmission.

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