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Protocol No.
PSHCI-12-013
Prinicipal Investigator
Gusani, Niraj
Phase
NA
Age Group
Adult
Scope
Local
Title
Complications from Major Abdominal Cancer Surgery & Their Effect on Cancer-Specific Outcomes
Objective
To create a unique linked dataset to evaluate demographic parameters, preoperative factors, surgical complications, and cancer outcomes in gastrointestinal (GI) surgical oncology patients by merging data from the Pennsylvania NSQIP Consortium (PA-NSQIP) and Pennsylvania Cancer Registry (Registry). This dataset will be used to model complications and study their effects on cancer outcomes in Pennsylvania and to use these data to improve the cancer care for gastrointestinal surgical patients through focused quality improvement based on our findings.
Applicable Disease Sites
Colon

Other Gastrointestinal

Pancreas
Status
Open
Participating Institutions
Hershey Medical Center
Contact
Name
Kimberly Walker
Phone No.
+1 717-531-0003 ext. 285878
E-mail
kwalker@hmc.psu.edu