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Intraoperative adverse events in abdominal surgery: what happens in the operating room does not stay in the operating room.

Bohnen JD, Mavros MN, Ramly EP, et al. Annals of surgery. 2017;265:1119-1125.

Intraoperative adverse events have been shown to increase the risk of hospital readmission. In this study, investigators found that intraoperative adverse events during abdominal surgery were associated with increased postoperative mortality, morbidity, and length of stay.