Paraesophageal Hernia Repair in the USA: Trends of Utilization Stratified by Surgical Volume and Consequent Impact on Perioperative Outcomes

@article{Schlottmann2017ParaesophagealHR,
  title={Paraesophageal Hernia Repair in the USA: Trends of Utilization Stratified by Surgical Volume and Consequent Impact on Perioperative Outcomes},
  author={Francisco Schlottmann and Paula D. Strassle and Marco Ettore Allaix and Marco Giuseppe Patti},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={1199-1205}
}
The impact of surgical volume on perioperative results after a paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair has not yet been analyzed. We sought to characterize the trend of utilization of this procedure stratified by surgical volume in the USA, and analyze its impact on perioperative outcomes. A retrospective population-based analysis was performed using the… CONTINUE READING