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Impact of weekend treatment on short-term and long-term survival after urgent repair of ruptured aortic aneurysms in Germany

September 28, 2018 - 00:00
There is some evidence that weekend admission to the hospital is associated with worse outcomes compared with weekday admission. However, only a few studies have focused on weekend vs weekday surgery outcomes. This study aimed to determine whether there is a weekend effect on outcomes in the treatment of ruptured aortic aneurysms in Germany.