Adverse events in brain tumor surgery: incidence, type, and impact on current quality metrics.

Affiliation

Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Münster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, 48149, Münster, Germany. [Email]

Abstract

The aim of the study was to determine pre-operative factors associated with adverse events occurring within 30 days after neurosurgical tumor treatment in a German center, adjusting for their incidence in order to prospectively compare different centers.

Keywords

Brain tumor,Quality indicators,Readmission,Reoperation,Surgical site infection,