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Hospitals, Low-Volume

Known as: Low Volume Hospitals, Low-Volume Hospitals, Hospitals, Low Volume 
Hospitals with a much lower than average utilization by physicians and smaller number of procedures.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Introduction:Although the relationship between surgical volume and mortality is well established, the mechanisms underlying these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Context:Although hospital procedure volume is clearly related to operative mortality with many cancer procedures, its effect on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Referral to high-volume hospitals has been recommended for operations with a demonstrated volume-outcome relationship… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Objective:To examine the effect of hospital volume of bariatric surgery on morbidity, mortality, and costs at academic centers… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Although numerous studies suggest that there is an inverse relation between hospital volume of surgical procedures and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
ObjectiveTo perform a two-part study of pancreaticoduodenectomy in the Netherlands, focusing on the effects of risk factors on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Evidence exists that high-volume hospitals (HVHs) have lower mortality rates than low-volume hospitals (LVHs) for certain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Reports of better results at national referral centers than at low-volume community hospitals have prompted calls for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To examine the association of surgeon and hospital case volumes with the short-term outcomes of in-hospital death… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Hospitals that treat a relatively high volume of patients for selected surgical oncology procedures report lower surgical… Expand
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