Inpatient Mortality Determined for Radiation Proctitis

Inpatient mortality for radiation proctitis (RP) is 1.7%. Among 16,810 RP hospitalizations in the National Inpatient Sample, older age and protein energy malnutrition were tied to inpatient mortality risk. Renal and respiratory failure, sepsis, and cardiovascular complications were tied to RP.

Via Annals of Gastroenterology. Published online December 15, 2021.