Impact of deprivation on short- and long-term outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery.

@article{Bharathan2011ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of deprivation on short- and long-term outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery.},
  author={Balamurali Bharathan and Mark Richard Welfare and David W. Borowski and Sarah J Mills and Ian Nick Steen and Siobhan B Kelly},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={854-65}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to determine the association between short- and long-term outcomes and deprivation for patients undergoing operative treatment for colorectal cancer in the Northern Region of England. METHODS This was a retrospective analytical study based on the Northern Region Colorectal Cancer Audit Group database for the period 1998-2002. The Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004, an area-based measure, was recalibrated and used to quantify deprivation. Patients were… CONTINUE READING