The Riskiest Times for Surgery

Death after surgery happened in cyclical and seasonal patterns

(dailyRx News) A successful surgery depends on a combination of factors, such as skilled doctors, quality equipment and hospital location. Unfortunately, some other factors may often get overlooked.

A recent study found that death after surgery was cyclical and seasonal.

The researchers discovered that patients who underwent surgery in the afternoon, during the weekend and in February were at increased risk of death compared to the patients who underwent surgery at any other time of the day, week or year.

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