Table C40Sampling sources of studies that evaluated associations between providers' volumes (radical prostatectomy) and patients' outcomes

SourceAuthorTimeSizeHospital VolumeSurgeon VolumeMortalityMorbidityUrinary ComplicationsLong term IncontinenceLOSOperational Quality
Single hospitalHernandez 135 1996-2002506XX
Single hospitalDash 132 1994-20001,123XXX
Single hospitalLitwiller 133 1984-1994428XXX
Single hospitalLeibman 136 1994-1998856XX
Single hospitalGheiler 128 1990-19941,129XX
SEER-MedicareBianco 131 1992-19965,238XXXXX
SEER-Medicare*Ellison 125 1990-200512,635XX
SEER-Medicare*Begg 122 1992-199611,522XXXXXX
Quebec Healthcare PlanKarakiewicz 127 1988-19964,997XX
Nationwide inpatient sampleEllison 121 1989-199566,693XXX
Multihospital studyImperato 126 1996583XX
Multihospital studyGaylis 129 1990-1996116TypeXXXX
Multihospital studyEastham 134 1983-20026,542XX
MedicareYao 123 1991-199710,1604XXXX
MedicareWennberg 124 1974-19774,570XX
MedicareYuan 130 1984-199317,260TypeXX
MedicareHu 118 1997-19982,292XXXXX

LOS = length of stay

*

Studies used the same data base at the same period of time but followup was different

From: Appendix C, Evidence Tables and Figures

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