Michael W Wouters

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc High-volume versus low-volume for esophageal resections for cancer: the essential role of case-mix adjustments based on clinical data
    Michael W Wouters
    Surgical Oncology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:80-7. 2008
  2. pmc Centralization of esophageal cancer surgery: does it improve clinical outcome?
    M W J M Wouters
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1789-98. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Volume- or outcome-based referral to improve quality of care for esophageal cancer surgery in The Netherlands
    M W J M Wouters
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 99:481-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc High-volume versus low-volume for esophageal resections for cancer: the essential role of case-mix adjustments based on clinical data
    Michael W Wouters
    Surgical Oncology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:80-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes for esophageal resections for cancer in low- versus high-volume hospitals, using an extensive set of variables concerning case-mix and outcome measures, including long-term survival...
  2. pmc Centralization of esophageal cancer surgery: does it improve clinical outcome?
    M W J M Wouters
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1789-98. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to audit the process and effect of centralizing oesophageal resections for cancer by using detailed clinical data...
  3. doi request reprint Volume- or outcome-based referral to improve quality of care for esophageal cancer surgery in The Netherlands
    M W J M Wouters
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 99:481-7. 2009
    ..In addition, we compare the expected benefits of volume-based referral to the results of a regional centralization process based on differences in outcome (outcome-based referral)...