cardiology
Interventional cardiology

Most cardiothoracic surgeons oppose publication of surgeon specific mortality data

Most cardiothoracic surgeons oppose the publication of surgeon specific mortality data, a UK survey reveals. Of 264 consultant cardiothoracic surgeons in the United Kingdom who completed a survey  58.1% opposed release of the data, while 34.1% were in favour. Respondents said they feared that publication could lead to risk averse behaviour among surgeons, gaming of data, ...

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