Deaths From Complications After Complex GI Cancer Surgery Lower at ‘Top Hospitals’ – General Surgery News

Read article - Quotes Andrew Loehrer, assistant professor of surgery, in an article about a recent study that found patients who underwent gastrointestinal surgery for cancer at institutions on U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of top hospitals were less likely to die from complications than patients treated at non-ranked hospitals. "This could potentially be very helpful for patients trying to decide where they might consider surgery. In that regard, it's an important addition to the literature," said Loehrer.