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Quality indicators for colorectal cancer surgery and care according to patient-, tumor-, and hospital-related factors

Simone Mathoulin-Pélissier123*, Yves Bécouarn4, Geneviève Belleannée5, Elodie Pinon6, Anne Jaffré1, Gaëlle Coureau237, Dominique Auby8, Jean-Louis Renaud-Salis6, Eric Rullier39 and for the Regional Aquitaine Group for Colorectal cancer (GRACCOR)

Author Affiliations

1 Clinical and Epidemiological Research Unit, Institut Bergonié CRLCC, Bordeaux, France

2 Inserm, CIC-EC7, Clinical Investigation Centre – Clinical Epidemiology, Bordeaux, France

3 Université Bordeaux Segalen, 146 rue Léo Saignat, Bordeaux, France

4 Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Bergonié, CRLCC, Bordeaux, France

5 Department of Pathology, Hopital du Haut-Lévêque, CHU, Bordeaux, France

6 Réseau de Cancérologie d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France

7 Cancer register for Gironde, Bordeaux, France

8 Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Général, Libourne, France

9 Department of Surgery, Hôpital Saint André, CHU, Bordeaux, France

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BMC Cancer 2012, 12:297  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-297

Published: 19 July 2012

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Appendix A. Criteria to assess the quality of colorectal cancer care at four consecutive management steps as defined by the multidisciplinary group for Colorectal cancer (38 experts). Appendix B. Comparison between district area, hospital setting and surgical procedure volume (colon and rectal surgery) in the regional medical information system (RMIS) and our regional cohort (June 2003-June 2004), Aquitaine area.

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