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The Role of Surgeon Specialization in Improving Patient Outcomes A Challenge for the Caribbean

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517–18

ABSTRACT

Progressive surgeon specialization has been shown to result in improved patient outcomes for many surgical procedures. This has been demonstrated in improved survival following cancer surgery and improved operative morbidity and mortality for other procedures. Concentrating complex surgical cases in centres where case volume and expertise exist should result in better overall surgical care delivery.

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e-Published: 24 Jul, 2013
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