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    Pancreatic Fistula Risk Score

    Predicts postoperative pancreatic fistula, based on intraoperative findings, after pancreatic resection.
    When to Use

    Patients undergoing pancreatic resection.

    Firm
    0
    Soft
    +2
    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma or pancreatitis
    0
    Any other pathology (e.g. ampullary, duodenal, cystic, islet cell)
    +1
    ≥5 mm
    0
    4 mm
    +1
    3 mm
    +2
    2 mm
    +3
    ≤1 mm
    +4
    ≤400 mL
    0
    401-700 mL
    +1
    701-1,000 mL
    +2
    >1,000 mL
    +3

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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Mark P. Callery

    About the Creator

    Mark P. Callery, FACS, MD, is a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He is also the chief of general and gastrointestinal surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Callery’s primary research is focused on clinical outcomes in pancreaticobiliary surgery.

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