Survival, mortality and morbidity outcomes after oesophagogastric cancer surgery in New South Wales, 2001–2008

Nicola Creighton, Ross C Smith and David C Currow
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00975
Published online: 20 October 2014

In reply: International evidence of high-volume institutions having better outcomes for complex cancer surgery is strong.1,2 Our analyses confirm the direction and magnitude of this relationship in New South Wales. Should we ignore the international evidence?

  • Nicola Creighton1
  • Ross C Smith2
  • David C Currow1

  • 1 Cancer Institute NSW, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

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