Surgeon volume plays a role in successful gallbladder surgery in children
Child patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomies experienced better morbidity rates when their procedure was performed by a general adult surgeon, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery. Gilly-Gol Akhtar-Danesh , BSHc, MD, of the department of surgery at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues wrote that general adult surgeons also corresponded with a lower cost procedure compared with low-volume pediatric surgeons.
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