Journal article

Utilization Rates of Pancreatectomy, Radical Prostatectomy, and Nephrectomy in New York, Ontario, and New South Wales, 2011 to 2018

Hilary YM Pang, Kelsey Chalmers, Bruce Landon, Adam G Elshaug, John Matelski, Vicki Ling, Monika K Krzyzanowska, Girish Kulkarni, Bradley A Erickson, Peter Cram

JAMA Network Open | AMER MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2021


Importance: Few studies have compared surgical utilization between countries or how rates may differ according to patients' socioeconomic status. Objective: To compare population-level utilization of 3 common nonemergent surgical procedures in New York State (US), Ontario (Canada), and New South Wales (Australia) and how utilization differs for residents of lower- and higher-income neighborhoods. Design, Setting, and Participants: This cohort study included all adults aged 18 years and older who were hospitalized for pancreatectomy, radical prostatectomy, or nephrectomy between 2011 and 2016 in New York, between 2011 and 2018 in Ontario, and between 2013 and 2018 in New South Wales. Each pat..

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Awarded by US National Institute of Aging

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC). Thiswork is also supported by grant R01AG058878 from the US National Institute of Aging to Drs Cram and Landon and by grant 1109626 from the National Health and Medical Research and grants from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to Dr Elshaug.