Surgery during holiday periods and prognosis in oesophageal cancer: a population-based nationwide Swedish cohort study

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Previous studies indicate an increased short-term and long-term mortality from major cancer surgery performed towards the end of the working week or during the weekend. We hypothesised that the prognosis after major cancer surgery is also negatively influenced by surgery conducted during holiday periods. SETTING Population-based nationwide… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013069

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