A systematic review of the volume-outcome relationship for radical prostatectomy.

@article{Trinh2013ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the volume-outcome relationship for radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Quoc-Dien Trinh and Anders Bjartell and Stephen J. Freedland and Brent K. Hollenbeck and Jim C. Hu and Shahrokh F Shariat and Maxine Sun and Andrew J. Vickers},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={786-98}
}
CONTEXT Due to the complexity and challenging nature of radical prostatectomy (RP), it is likely that both short- and long-term outcomes strongly depend on the cumulative number of cases performed by the surgeon as well as by the hospital. OBJECTIVE To review systematically the association between hospital and surgeon volume and perioperative, oncologic, and functional outcomes after RP. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A systematic review of the literature was performed, searching PubMed, Embase, and… CONTINUE READING
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