Impact of annual surgical volume on length of stay in patients undergoing minimally invasive prostatectomy: a population-based study.


BACKGROUND On average, patients remain hospitalized no more than 2 days after MIRP. The aim of our study was to examine the temporal trends in length of stay ≥ 3 days and to test the relationship between annual surgical volume (ASV) and annual hospital volume (AHV) and length of stay ≥ 3 days in patients undergoing MIRP. MATERIAL AND METHODS Within the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2011.02.012