Workload and surgeon's specialty for outcome after colorectal cancer surgery.

  title={Workload and surgeon's specialty for outcome after colorectal cancer surgery.},
  author={David Archampong and David W. Borowski and Peer A Wille-J\orgensen and Lene Hjerrild Iversen},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND A large body of research has focused on investigating the effects of healthcare provider volume and specialization on patient outcomes including outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery. However there is conflicting evidence about the role of such healthcare provider characteristics in the management of colorectal cancer. OBJECTIVES To examine the available literature for the effects of hospital volume, surgeon caseload and specialization on the outcomes of colorectal, colon and… CONTINUE READING
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