Operation Volume in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery: How Long Will We Keep Looking the Other Way?

Authors

  • Tiago Bouça Machado Department of Surgery. Unidade Local de Saúde de São João. Porto.
  • Humberto Gigante Cristino Department of Surgery. Unidade Local de Saúde de São João. Porto.
  • Jan Sven David Mieog Department of Surgery. Leiden University Medical Center. Leiden.
  • Michael Bau Mortensen Department of Surgery. Odense Pancreas Centre, Upper GI and HPB Section. Odense University Hospital. Odense.
  • Gil Gonçalves Botton-Champalimaud Pancreatic Cancer Centre. Lisbon.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.21621

Keywords:

Failure to Rescue, Health Care, Hospitals, High-Volume, Hospitals, Low-Volume, Pancreatic Neoplasms/surgery, Postoperative Complications/economics

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References

Sánchez-Velázquez P, Muller X, Malleo G, Park JS, Hwang HK, Napoli N, et al. Benchmarks in pancreatic surgery: a novel tool for unbiased outcome comparisons. Ann Surg. 2019;270:211-8.

Hata T, Motoi F, Ishida M, Naitoh T, Katayose Y, Egawa S, et al. Effect of hospital volume on surgical outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2016;263:664-72.

Mehta HB, Parmar AD, Adhikari D, Tamirisa NP, Dimou S, Jupiter D, et al. Relative impact of surgeon and hospital volume on operative mortality and complications following pancreatic resection in Medicare patients. J Surg Res. 2016;204:326-34.

Ahola R, Sand J, Laukkarinen J. Centralization of pancreatic surgery improves results: review. Scand J Surg. 2020;109:4-10.

Portuondo JI, Shah SR, Singh H, Massarweh NN. Failure to rescue as a surgical quality indicator: current concepts and future directions for improving surgical outcomes. Anesthesiology. 2019;131:426-37.

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Published

2024-07-01

How to Cite

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Bouça Machado T, Gigante Cristino H, Mieog JSD, Mortensen MB, Gonçalves G. Operation Volume in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery: How Long Will We Keep Looking the Other Way?. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Jul. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];37(7-8):565-6. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/21621

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