Who performs complex noncardiac thoracic surgery in United States academic medical centers?

@article{Cooke2012WhoPC,
  title={Who performs complex noncardiac thoracic surgery in United States academic medical centers?},
  author={David Tom Cooke and David H. Wisner},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={1060-4}
}
BACKGROUND We hypothesized that general thoracic surgeons (GTS) predominantly perform complex noncardiac thoracic surgery in academic hospitals compared with cardiac surgeons (CS), general surgeons, and surgical oncologists. METHODS Fiscal year 2007-2008 to 2009-2010 coding and work relative value unit data from the University Health System Consortium and… CONTINUE READING