This retrospective single center study aimed to quantify the cumulative burden of postoperative complications after surgery for RPS using the Comprehensive complication index (CCI), and to evaluate its association with patients’ prognosis. The authors found that increasing complication burden, as quantified by the CCI, is a significant independent predictor of OS; however, there is no evidence of a significant association with either LR or DM, which may be more related to tumor biological factors.

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