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- Pledging to eliminate low-volume surgery.N Engl J Med. 2015; 373: 1388-1390
- Safety in numbers: cancer surgeries in California hospitals.California HealthCare Foundation, Sacramento, CA2015
- Ensuring quality cancer care: a follow-up review of the Institute of Medicine's 10 recommendations for improving the quality of cancer care in America.Cancer. 2012; 118: 2571-2582
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- Who receives their complex cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals?.J Am Coll Surg. 2012; 214: 81-87
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- Regionalization of high-risk surgery and implications for patient travel times.JAMA. 2003; 290: 2703-2708
- How far are patients willing to travel for gastrectomy?.Ann Surg. 2016; (Article in Press)https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001826
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- The National Cancer Data Base: a clinical surveillance and quality improvement tool.J Surg Oncol. 2004; 85: 1-3
- North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Standards for Cancer Registries: Data Standards and Data Dictionary, version 16, volume II. 2015 (Springfield, IL http://www.naaccr.org/StandardsandRegistryOperations/VolumeII.aspx#)
- Commission on Cancer Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS). American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL2015
- AJCC cancer staging manual.7th ed. American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL2010
- Adapting a clinical comorbidity index for use with ICD-9-CM administrative databases.J Clin Epidemiol. 1992; 45: 613-619
- Comorbidity measures for use with administrative data.Med Care. 1998; 36: 8-27
- Cancer program categories.American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL2016
- Comparing alternative methods of measuring geographic access to health services.Health Serv Outcome Res Meth. 2000; 1: 173-184
- Association of distance traveled for surgery with short- and long-term cancer outcomes.Ann Surg Oncol. 2016; 23: 3444-3452https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-016-5242-z
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- Racial and ethnic differences in the use of high-volume hospitals and surgeons.Arch Surg. 2010; 145: 179-186
- Understanding racial and ethnic disparities in postsurgical complications occurring in U.S. hospitals.Health Serv Res. 2016; (Article in Press)https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12475
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- The Hidden consequences of the Volume Pledge: “no patient left behind”?.Ann Surg. 2016; (Article in Press)https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001833
- Patient preferences for location of care: implications for regionalization.Med Care. 1999; 37: 204-209
Dr Liu is supported by a research fellowship from the Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, and the American College of Surgeons Clinical Scholars in Residence Program.