A study of 11,003 patients with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and the association between surgeon and hospital volume and outcomes.

@article{Safford2005ASO,
  title={A study of 11,003 patients with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and the association between surgeon and hospital volume and outcomes.},
  author={Shawn D. Safford and Ricardo Pietrobon and Kristine M Safford and Henrique da Siveira Martins and Michael A Skinner and Henry E. Rice},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={967-72; discussion 972-3}
}
AIM The availability of large clinical databases allows for careful evaluation of surgical practices, indicators of quality improvement, and cost. We used a large clinical database to compare the effect of surgeon and hospital volume for the care of children with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS). METHODS Patients with International Classification of Diseases-9 codes for HPS and pyloromyotomy were selected from the 1994 to 2000 National Inpatient Samples database. Multiple and logistic… CONTINUE READING

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