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Perioperative mortality rates in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  • Joshua S Ng-Kamstra Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaProgram in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sumedha Arya Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sarah L M Greenberg Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USADivision of General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Meera Kotagal Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Catherine Arsenault Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan school of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David Ljungman Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Surgery, Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rachel R Yorlets Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Arnav Agarwal Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Claudia Frankfurter Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anton Nikouline Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Francis Yi Xing Lai Skin and Cancer Foundation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Charlotta L Palmqvist Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Terence Fu Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tahrin Mahmood Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sneha Raju Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sristi Sharma Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isobel H Marks Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USAImperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexis Bowder Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lebei Pi Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John G Meara Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark G Shrime Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USADepartment of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joshua S Ng-Kamstra; josh.ng{at}mail.utoronto.ca
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Ng-Kamstra JS, Arya S, Greenberg SLM, et al
Perioperative mortality rates in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Publication history

  • Received March 3, 2018
  • Revised April 4, 2018
  • Accepted April 6, 2018
  • First published June 22, 2018.
Online issue publication 
June 22, 2018

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