Early perioperative outcomes and pancreaticoduodenectomy in a general surgery residency training program

@article{Fischer2006EarlyPO,
  title={Early perioperative outcomes and pancreaticoduodenectomy in a general surgery residency training program},
  author={M.P.H. Craig P. Fischer and Johnny Hong},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={478-482}
}
Current trends in national health care are triggering a reassessment of training in general surgery. Currently, 75% of general surgery residents seek postgraduate fellowship training, and significant debate has occurred regarding the best manner for surgeons to acquire competency in performing complex operations. Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is a complex procedure performed infrequently by most surgical graduates. From 1990 through 1997, the average number of PD operations performed per general… CONTINUE READING
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