Surgical quality in colorectal cancer

@inproceedings{Plummer2016SurgicalQI,
  title={Surgical quality in colorectal cancer},
  author={Joseph M Plummer and Nadia P. Williams and Pierre-Anthony Leake and Doreen Ferron-Boothe and Nicola Meeks-Aitken and Derek I. G Mitchell and Michael E McFarlane and Jeffery W. East},
  booktitle={Annals of medicine and surgery},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the quality of surgical management offered to patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) as measured by adequacy of nodal resections and compare variations across the major hospitals in Jamaica. METHOD Data was obtained from the CRC Registry of patients diagnosed and treated surgically for CRC during the 3-year period commencing January 1, 2011. Variables analyzed included tumor site, stage and number of lymph nodes resected across hospitals. RESULTS During the period… CONTINUE READING
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