Surgeon Annual and Cumulative Volumes Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes after Rectal Cancer Resection.

@article{Yeo2016SurgeonAA,
  title={Surgeon Annual and Cumulative Volumes Predict Early Postoperative Outcomes after Rectal Cancer Resection.},
  author={Heather L. Yeo and Jonathan S. Abelson and Jialin Mao and Paul R A O'Mahoney and Jeffrey W. Milsom and Art Sedrakyan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={265 1},
  pages={151-157}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if 5-year surgeon cumulative and annual volumes predict improved early postoperative outcomes in patients with rectal cancer. BACKGROUND Operative experience has been shown to effect surgical outcomes. The differential role of cumulative versus annual volume has not yet been explored for rectal surgery. METHODS The Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System database was used to capture patients undergoing surgery in New York State from 2000 to 2013. A… CONTINUE READING