Surgeon volume compared to hospital volume as a predictor of outcome following primary colon cancer resection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures
  • SEER Program
  • Surgery Department, Hospital

abstract

  • Both hospital and surgeon-specific procedure volume predict outcomes following colon cancer resection; but hospital volume may exert a stronger effect. Therefore, efforts to optimize the quality of colon cancer surgery should focus on multidisciplinary aspects of hospital care rather than solely on intraoperative technique.

publication date

  • June 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/jso.10244

PubMed ID

  • 12772198

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 68

end page

  • 78; discussion 78-9

volume

  • 83

number

  • 2