Perioperative outcomes of esophageal cancer surgery in a mid-volume institution in the era of centralization

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Centralization of esophageal cancer surgery to high-volume institutions has been shown to improve perioperative outcomes in several studies. However, there is an ongoing debate, whether defined minimal annual hospital volumes for esophagectomies are required for quality assurance. The aim of the study was to assess perioperative outcomes of esophagectomies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-016-1477-1

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@article{Dster2016PerioperativeOO, title={Perioperative outcomes of esophageal cancer surgery in a mid-volume institution in the era of centralization}, author={Silvio R D{\"a}ster and Savas D. Soysal and Luca Koechlin and L{\'e}a Stoll and Ralph Peterli and Markus von Fluee and Christoph Ackermann}, journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery}, year={2016}, volume={401}, pages={787-795} }