Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study.

Knight S. R., Shaw C. A., Pius R., Drake T. M., Norman L., Ademuyiwa A. O., ...More

The Lancet. Global health, vol.10, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s2214-109x(22)00168-1
  • Journal Name: The Lancet. Global health
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background Early death after cancer surgery is higher in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) compared with in high-income countries, yet the impact of facility characteristics on early postoperative outcomes is unknown. The aim of this study was to examine the association between hospital infrastructure, resource availability, and processes on early outcomes after cancer surgery worldwide.