Association between surgeon volume and hospitalisation costs for patients with oral cancer: a nationwide population base study in Taiwan.

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OBJECTIVE Oral cancer leads to a considerable use of and expenditure on health care. Wide resection of the tumour and reconstruction with a pedicle flap/free flap is widely used. This study was conducted to explore the relationship between hospitalisation costs and surgeon case volume when this operation was performed. SETTING A population-based study… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-4486.2009.02071.x

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@article{Lee2010AssociationBS, title={Association between surgeon volume and hospitalisation costs for patients with oral cancer: a nationwide population base study in Taiwan.}, author={C-C R Lee and Hsuan-ching Ho and Lee C-C Jack and Y-C Su and Meei-Shyuan Lee and S-K Hung and Pesus Chou}, journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery}, year={2010}, volume={35 1}, pages={46-52} }