The Surgeon Volume-outcome Relationship: Not Yet Ready for Policy.

@article{Modrall2018TheSV,
  title={The Surgeon Volume-outcome Relationship: Not Yet Ready for Policy.},
  author={J Gregory Modrall and Rebecca M Minter and Abu T.M. Minhajuddin and Javier Eslava-Schmalbach and Girish P. Joshi and Shivani Patel and Eric B. Rosero},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={267 5},
  pages={863-867}
}
OBJECTIVE Increasing surgeon volume may improve outcomes for index operations. We hypothesized that there may be surrogate operative experiences that yield similar outcomes for surgeons with a low-volume experience with a specific index operation, such as esophagectomy. BACKGROUND The relationship between surgeon volume and outcomes has potential… CONTINUE READING