Hospital volume does not influence long-term survival of patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal or gastric cancer

A. M. Thompson, T. Rapson, F. J. Gilbert, K. G. M. Park

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    Abstract

    Guidelines suggest that surgery for oesophageal and gastric cancer should be conducted in large cancer centres. This national study examined the relationship between hospital volume and outcome in Scotland.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)578-584
    Number of pages7
    JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
    Volume94
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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    Thompson, A. M. ; Rapson, T. ; Gilbert, F. J. ; Park, K. G. M. / Hospital volume does not influence long-term survival of patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal or gastric cancer. In: British Journal of Surgery. 2007 ; Vol. 94, No. 5. pp. 578-584.
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    Hospital volume does not influence long-term survival of patients undergoing surgery for oesophageal or gastric cancer. / Thompson, A. M.; Rapson, T.; Gilbert, F. J.; Park, K. G. M.

    In: British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 94, No. 5, 2007, p. 578-584.

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