Operation time in coronary artery bypass graft

Juha-Matti Lehtonen, Mikko Hippeläinen, Juhani Kouri, Matti Vartiainen

Tutkimustuotos: LehtiartikkeliArticleScientificvertaisarvioitu

Abstrakti

Surgeon work rate effect is the most important factor influencing surgical operation times but unexplained variability remains considerable. Better knowledge could help improving productivity and lead to enterprise development. The first objective is to find out if motor ability is a component of surgeon work rate effect in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) operation. The results do not show any apparent connection between a surgeon's motor ability and operation time. The second objective is to investigate other factors of CABG operation time in general. Interviewed surgeons mentioned most often team- and patient-related factors as influencing operation times but also other factors were mentioned.

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivut445-455
Sivumäärä11
JulkaisuInternational Journal of Management and Enterprise Development
Vuosikerta7
Numero4
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 2009
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA1 Julkaistu artikkeli, soviteltu

Tutkimusalat

  • cardiac surgery
  • coronary artery bypass graft
  • enterprise development
  • healthcare
  • hearth bypass operations
  • motor ability
  • operation time
  • performance rating
  • productivity
  • surgeon work rate
  • surgical operation times
  • surgical performance

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