Compromised Outcome of Papillary Thyroid Cancer at Low-Volume Treatment Centers: Practice Makes Perfect?

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The intimate relationship between volume and outcome for nearly every major type of surgery is ubiquitous. Highvolume hospital care is associated with significantly lower mortality rates compared to low-volume hospitals. The effect of high surgeon volume accounts for the majority of the effect of high hospital volume in complex procedures. Nobel laureate… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-015-4871-y

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@article{Wang2015CompromisedOO, title={Compromised Outcome of Papillary Thyroid Cancer at Low-Volume Treatment Centers: Practice Makes Perfect?}, author={Thomas N. C. Wang and Herbert H. Chen}, journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology}, year={2015}, volume={23}, pages={355-357} }