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Surgeon age and operative mortality in the United States.

Waljee JF, Greenfield LJ, Dimick JB, et al. Surgeon Age and Operative Mortality in the United States. Transactions of the .. Meeting of the American Surgical Association. 2006;124. doi:10.1097/01.sla.0000234803.11991.6d.

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October 25, 2006
Waljee JF, Greenfield LJ, Dimick JB, et al. Transactions of the .. Meeting of the American Surgical Association. 2006;124.

The investigators analyzed the relationship between surgeon age and operative risk and conclude that, in general, surgeon age was not an important risk factor for patient mortality. 

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Waljee JF, Greenfield LJ, Dimick JB, et al. Surgeon Age and Operative Mortality in the United States. Transactions of the .. Meeting of the American Surgical Association. 2006;124. doi:10.1097/01.sla.0000234803.11991.6d.