Christian J Finley
- Empyema: an increasing concern in CanadaChristian Finley
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Can Respir J 15:85-9. 2008..Empyema is a suppurative infection of the pleural space. Without prompt treatment, it can result in significant hospital stays, more invasive treatments as it progresses, and substantial morbidity and mortality...
- The demographics of significant firearm injury in Canadian trauma centres and the associated predictors of inhospital mortalityChristian J Finley
Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Can J Surg 51:197-203. 2008..Our primary objective was to evaluate demographic and causal factors of inhospital mortality for significant firearm-related injuries (i.e., those with an Injury Severity Score [ISS] > 12) in Canadian trauma centres...
- Factors associated with postoperative symptoms after laparoscopic Heller myotomyChristian J Finley
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Ann Thorac Surg 89:392-6. 2010....
- The effect of regionalization on outcome in esophagectomy: a Canadian national studyChristian J Finley
Division of Thoracic Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Ann Thorac Surg 92:485-90; discussion 490. 2011..The effect of regionalization of esophagectomy on in-hospital mortality (IHM) and length of stay (LOS) was examined...
- The effect of regionalization on outcome in pulmonary lobectomy: a Canadian national studyChristian J Finley
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:757-63. 2010..To examine the effect of regionalization of thoracic surgery services in Canada by evaluating change over time in hospital volumes of pulmonary lobectomy and its impact on length of stay and in-hospital mortality...
- Practical approaches to the surgical management of achalasiaRichard J Finley
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia
Am Surg 74:97-102. 2008..Based on our experience of over 300 patients treated with surgery at our institution between 1990 and 2007, this review will address the practical problems encountered in the surgical management of achalasia...