Effect of Hospital Volume on In-hospital Morbidity and Mortality Following Pancreatic Surgery in Germany.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine the effect of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality, and failure to rescue following major pancreatic resections using hospital discharge data of every inpatient case in Germany. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Several studies have found strong volume-outcome relationships in pancreatic surgery, with high mortality in low-volume… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002248

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