International Consensus on Standardization of Data Collection for Complications Associated With Esophagectomy: Esophagectomy Complications Consensus Group (ECCG).

@article{Low2015InternationalCO,
  title={International Consensus on Standardization of Data Collection for Complications Associated With Esophagectomy: Esophagectomy Complications Consensus Group (ECCG).},
  author={Donald Edward Low and Derek Alderson and Ivan Cecconello and Andrew C Chang and Gail Elizabeth Darling and Xavier Benoit DʼJourno and S Michael Griffin and Arnulf H Hoelscher and Wayne Lewis Hofstetter and Blair A Jobe and Yuko Kitagawa and John Charles Kucharczuk and Simon Ying Kit Law and Toni E M R Lerut and Nick D. Maynard and Manuel Pera and Jeffrey H. Peters and C. S. Pramesh and John Vincent Reynolds and Bernard Mark Smithers and J. Jan B. van Lanschot},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={262 2},
  pages={286-94}
}
INTRODUCTION Perioperative complications influence long- and short-term outcomes after esophagectomy. The absence of a standardized system for defining and recording complications and quality measures after esophageal resection has meant that there is wide variation in evaluating their impact on these outcomes. METHODS The Esophageal Complications Consensus Group comprised 21 high-volume esophageal surgeons from 14 countries, supported by all the major thoracic and upper gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING
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