Identifying Drivers of Multiple Readmissions After Pulmonary Lobectomy.

Affiliation

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Readmissions after pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer are important markers of healthcare quality for surgeons and hospitals. The implications on resources and quality are magnified when examining patients who require multiple readmissions within the perioperative period.