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Use of different comorbidity scores for risk-adjustment in the evaluation of quality of colorectal cancer surgery: does it matter?

European Journal of Surgical Oncology : the Journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology

Jun 19, 2012

J W T DekkerRob A Tollenaar

Abstract

Comorbidity affects outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery. However, it's importance in risk adjustment is unclear and different measures are being used. This study aims to assess its impact on post-operative outcomes. All 2204 patients who were operated on for stage I-III colorectal ...read more

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Health Status
Immunologic Adjuvants
Adjuvant
Malignant Rectal Neoplasm
Neoplasms
Malignant Tumor of Colon
Colorectal Neoplasms
Risk Adjustment
Adverse Event
Primary Malignant Neoplasm
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Use of different comorbidity scores for risk-adjustment in the evaluation of quality of colorectal cancer surgery: does it matter?

European Journal of Surgical Oncology : the Journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology

Jun 19, 2012

J W T DekkerRob A Tollenaar

PMID: 22703758

DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2012.04.017

Abstract

Comorbidity affects outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery. However, it's importance in risk adjustment is unclear and different measures are being used. This study aims to assess its impact on post-operative outcomes. All 2204 patients who were operated on for stage I-III colorectal ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Health Status
Immunologic Adjuvants
Adjuvant
Malignant Rectal Neoplasm
Neoplasms
Malignant Tumor of Colon
Colorectal Neoplasms
Risk Adjustment
Adverse Event
Primary Malignant Neoplasm

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