Continuous monitoring tools for pediatric surgical outcomes: an example using biliary atresia.

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PURPOSE Continuous monitoring tools can be used to monitor surgical outcomes over time. We illustrate the use of CUmulative SUM (CUSUM) charts in monitoring outcomes of Kasai portoenterostomy for treatment of biliary atresia at a supraregional unit. METHODS Data on 57 consecutive infants who underwent a Kasai portoenterostomy performed by a single surgeon… (More)

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@article{Sibanda2007ContinuousMT, title={Continuous monitoring tools for pediatric surgical outcomes: an example using biliary atresia.}, author={Nokuthaba Sibanda and James D. Lewsey and Jan H van der Meulen and Mark Stringer}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2007}, volume={42 11}, pages={1919-25} }