Assessment of open operative vascular surgical experience among general surgery residents.

  title={Assessment of open operative vascular surgical experience among general surgery residents.},
  author={Brianna M Krafcik and Teviah Sachs and Alik M Farber and Mohammad Hossein Eslami and Jeffrey A. Kalish and Nishant K Shah and Matthew R. Peacock and Jeffrey J. Siracuse},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={63 4},
BACKGROUND General surgeons have traditionally performed open vascular operations. However, endovascular interventions, vascular residencies, and work-hour limitations may have had an impact on open vascular surgery training among general surgery residents. We evaluated the temporal trend of open vascular operations performed by general surgery residents to assess any changes that have occurred. METHODS The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's database was used to evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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