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Elective surgery for aortic abdominal aneurysm: comparison of English outcomes with those elsewhere.

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INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to quantify mortality after elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in England, and to compare English case fatality rates (CFRs) with those reported in the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS: English Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) for the financial years 1998/9 to 2001/2, linked to death data, were analysed. A systematic literature search was undertaken to identify studies reporting CFRs after elective AAA surgery. The CFR in England was c...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/jech.2006.047001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
61
Issue:
3
Pages:
226-231
Publication date:
2007-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:a838a5a4-b834-430b-a8e9-b7fdc583a2f4
Source identifiers:
162776
Local pid:
pubs:162776

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