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1.

The relationship between hospital surgical case volumes and mortality rates in pediatric cardiac surgery: a national sample, 1988-2005.

Welke KF, Diggs BS, Karamlou T, Ungerleider RM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Sep;86(3):889-96; discussion 889-96. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.04.077.

PMID:
18721578
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

The complex relationship between pediatric cardiac surgical case volumes and mortality rates in a national clinical database.

Welke KF, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Ungerleider RM, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 May;137(5):1133-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.12.012. Epub 2009 Mar 17.

PMID:
19379979
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3.

Comparison of pediatric cardiac surgical mortality rates from national administrative data to contemporary clinical standards.

Welke KF, Diggs BS, Karamlou T, Ungerleider RM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jan;87(1):216-22; discussion 222-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.10.032.

PMID:
19101301
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4.

Mortality rate is not a valid indicator of quality differences between pediatric cardiac surgical programs.

Welke KF, Karamlou T, Ungerleider RM, Diggs BS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jan;89(1):139-44; discussion 145-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.08.058.

PMID:
20103224
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5.

Center-specific differences in mortality: preliminary analyses using the Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) method.

Jenkins KJ, Gauvreau K.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jul;124(1):97-104.

PMID:
12091814
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6.

Current assessment of mortality rates in congenital cardiac surgery.

Welke KF, Shen I, Ungerleider RM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jul;82(1):164-70; discussion 170-1.

PMID:
16798208
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Evidence-based referral results in significantly reduced mortality after congenital heart surgery.

Allen SW, Gauvreau K, Bloom BT, Jenkins KJ.

Pediatrics. 2003 Jul;112(1 Pt 1):24-8.

PMID:
12837863
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

Can regionalization decrease the number of deaths for children who undergo cardiac surgery? A theoretical analysis.

Chang RK, Klitzner TS.

Pediatrics. 2002 Feb;109(2):173-81.

PMID:
11826192
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

The RACHS-1 risk categories reflect mortality and length of stay in a Danish population of children operated for congenital heart disease.

Larsen SH, Pedersen J, Jacobsen J, Johnsen SP, Hansen OK, Hjortdal V.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Dec;28(6):877-81. Epub 2005 Oct 19.

PMID:
16242940
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

Pediatric cardiac surgery: the effect of hospital and surgeon volume on in-hospital mortality.

Hannan EL, Racz M, Kavey RE, Quaegebeur JM, Williams R.

Pediatrics. 1998 Jun;101(6):963-9.

PMID:
9606220
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Craniotomy for resection of pediatric brain tumors in the United States, 1988 to 2000: effects of provider caseloads and progressive centralization and specialization of care.

Smith ER, Butler WE, Barker FG 2nd.

Neurosurgery. 2004 Mar;54(3):553-63; discussion 563-5.

PMID:
15028128
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

Consensus-based method for risk adjustment for surgery for congenital heart disease.

Jenkins KJ, Gauvreau K, Newburger JW, Spray TL, Moller JH, Iezzoni LI.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jan;123(1):110-8. Review.

PMID:
11782764
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13.

Interinstitutional comparison of risk-adjusted mortality and length of stay in congenital heart surgery.

DeCampli WM, Burke RP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1):151-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.03.080.

PMID:
19559215
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14.

Improvement in congenital heart surgery in a developing country: the Guatemalan experience.

Larrazabal LA, Jenkins KJ, Gauvreau K, Vida VL, Benavidez OJ, Gaitán GA, Garcia F, Castañeda AR.

Circulation. 2007 Oct 23;116(17):1882-7.

PMID:
17965404
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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15.

In-hospital mortality for surgical repair of congenital heart defects: preliminary observations of variation by hospital caseload.

Jenkins KJ, Newburger JW, Lock JE, Davis RB, Coffman GA, Iezzoni LI.

Pediatrics. 1995 Mar;95(3):323-30.

PMID:
7862467
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

Hospital volumes for common pediatric specialty operations.

Berry JG, Lieu TA, Forbes PW, Goldmann DA.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jan;161(1):38-43.

PMID:
17199065
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
17.

The RACHS-1 risk categories reflect mortality and length of hospital stay in a large German pediatric cardiac surgery population.

Boethig D, Jenkins KJ, Hecker H, Thies WR, Breymann T.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Jul;26(1):12-7.

PMID:
15200975
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18.

The volume-outcome effect for abdominal aortic surgery: differences in case-mix or complications?

Dimick JB, Pronovost PJ, Cowan JA, Ailawadi G, Upchurch GR Jr.

Arch Surg. 2002 Jul;137(7):828-32.

PMID:
12093341
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

An empirically based tool for analyzing mortality associated with congenital heart surgery.

O'Brien SM, Clarke DR, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Lacour-Gayet FG, Pizarro C, Welke KF, Maruszewski B, Tobota Z, Miller WJ, Hamilton L, Peterson ED, Mavroudis C, Edwards FH.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Nov;138(5):1139-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.03.071.

PMID:
19837218
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
20.

Risk stratification in paediatric open-heart surgery.

Kang N, Cole T, Tsang V, Elliott M, de Leval M.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Jul;26(1):3-11.

PMID:
15200974
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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