To determine if pediatric surgical subspecialization provides cost-effective, high-quality pediatric patient care.
Ureteroneocystostomy inpatients over 4 years were studied.
Hospital charges and complications were compared between general urologists and fellowship-trained pediatric urologists.
Hospital charges were significantly less ($1095) for patients under the care of a pediatric urologist.
Complication rates were also lower.
Pediatric urology subspecialization offers high-quality, cost-effective pediatric patient care.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pédiatrie, Spécialité médicale, Chirurgie, Urologie, Etude comparative, Aptitude professionnelle, Analyse coût efficacité, Enfant, Urétérostomie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pediatrics, Medical specialty, Surgery, Urology, Comparative study, Vocational aptitude, Cost efficiency analysis, Child, Ureterostomy, Human
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