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Table 1 Diagnoses of those 32 patients who required critical care services during postoperative care and number of deaths by diagnosis

From: The critically ill patient after hepatobiliary surgery

Diagnosis Diagnosis [% (n)] Deaths (n)
Hepatocellular carcinoma 25 (8) 3
Pancreatic/peripancreatic malignancy 13 (4) 1
Colorectal hepatic metastases 9 (3) 1
Noncolorectal hepatic metastases 9 (3) 1
Cholangiocarcinoma 8 (3) 2
Benign biliary disease 6 (2) 0
Acute necrotizing pancreatitis 6 (2) 1
Polycystic disease of the liver 6 (2) 1
Bleeding peptic ulcer disease 6 (2) 1
Perforated peptic ulcer disease 3 (1) 1
Abdominal wall dehisence 3 (1) 0
Empyema 3 (1) 0