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Graphical methods are becoming increasingly used to monitor adverse outcomes from surgical interventions. However, uptake of such methods has largely been in the area of cardiothoracic surgery or in transplants with relatively little impact made in surgical oncology. A number of the more commonly used graphical methods including the Cumulative Mortality(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown correlation between operative workload and mortality for major operations. Is there a threshold for case volume that predicts an acceptable mortality for abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery? METHODS Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Data for England between 1997-2002 was analysed using ICD-10 codes I71.x and OPCS-4 codes(More)
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