Information about the project

Team communications on the project

  • Understanding variations in surgical team performance to enhance patient outcomes. Jiao Tong University & Ruijin Hospital, Shanghaï. 06 Dec 2019
  • Understanding variations in surgical team performance to enhance patient, outcomes. University of Information Technology & West China Hospital, Chengdu. 03 Dec 2019
  • Reducing variation in surgeons performance to enhance patient outcomes. INSERM Methods. Centre of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics (CRESS), Paris. 20 Feb 2019
  • [Understanding and controlling the human and organisationnal factors influencing individual surgeons’s outcomes] Comprendre et maîtriser les facteurs humains et organisationnels pouvant influencer les résultats individuels du chirugien. Modélisation des compétences chirurgicales et interventionnelles (MediCIS), Inserm – UR1 – UMR 1099 LTSI, Rennes. 31 Jan 2019

Scientific references on the topic

  1. Duclos A, Chollet F, Pascal L, Ormando H, Carty MJ, Polazzi S, Lifante JC; SHEWHART Trial Group. Effect of monitoring surgical outcomes using control charts to reduce major adverse events in patients: cluster randomised trial. BMJ. 2020 Nov 4;371:m3840. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m3840
  2. Payet C, Polazzi S, Obadia JF, Armoiry X, Labarère J, Rabilloud M, Duclos A. High-dimensional propensity scores improved the control of indication bias in surgical comparative effectiveness studies. J Clin Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 14;130:78-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.10.003
  3. Claverie D, Trousselard M, Sigwalt F, Petit G, Evain JN, Bui M, Guinet-Lebreton A, Chassard D, Duclos A, Lehot JJ, Rimmelé T, Canini F, Lilot M. Impact of stress management strategies and experience on electrodermal activity during high-fidelity simulation of critical situations. Br J Anaesth. 2020 Nov;125(5):e410-e412. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.07.024
  4. Sigwalt F, Petit G, Evain JN, Claverie D, Bui M, Guinet-Lebreton A, Trousselard M, Canini F, Chassard D, Duclos A, Lehot JJ, Rimmelé T, Lilot M. Stress management training improves overall performance during critical simulated situations: a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Anesthesiology 2020;133(1):198-211. DOI: 1097/ALN.0000000000003287
  5. Pascal L, Polazzi S, Piriou V, Cotte E, Wegrzyn J, Carty MJ, Chollet F, Sanchez S, Lifante JC, Duclos A. Hospital Length of Stay Reduction Over Time and Patient Readmission for Severe Adverse Events Following Surgery. Ann Surg 2020;272(1):105-112. DOI: 1097/SLA.0000000000003206
  6. Meunier E, Payet C, Peix JL, Kraimps JL, Menegaux F, Pattou F, Sebag F, Lifante JC, Duclos A; CATHY study group. Influence of Daily Variations in Individual Surgeon’s Operative Time on Patient Outcomes. World J Surg 2019;43(11):2720-2727. DOI: 1007/s00268-019-05081-0
  7. Haviari S, Chollet F, Polazzi S, Payet C, Beauveil A, Colin C, Duclos A. Effect of data validation audit on hospital mortality ranking and pay for performance. BMJ Qual Saf 2019;28(6):459-467. DOI: 1136/bmjqs-2018-008039
  8. Armoiry X, Obadia JF, Pascal L, Polazzi S, Duclos A. Comparison of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients: A nationwide study in France. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018;156(3):1017-1025.e4. DOI: 1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.092
  9. Mercier F, Laplace N, Mitmaker EJ, Colin C, Kraimps JL, Sebag F, Bourdy S, Duclos A, Lifante JC; CATHY Study Group. Unexpected discrepancies in hospital administrative databases can impact the accuracy of monitoring thyroid surgery outcomes in France. PLoS One 2018;13(12):e0208416. DOI: 1371/journal.pone.0208416
  10. Patoir A, Payet C, Peix JL, Colin C, Pascal L, Kraimps JL, Menegaux F, Pattou F, Sebag F, Touzet S, Bourdy S, Lifante JC, Duclos A; CATHY Study Group. Determinants of operative time in thyroid surgery: A prospective multicenter study of 3454 thyroidectomies. PLoS One 2017;12(7):e0181424. DOI: 1371/journal.pone.0181424
  11. Lifante JC, Payet C, Ménégaux F, Sebag F, Kraimps JL, Peix JL, Pattou F, Colin C, Duclos A; CATHY Study Group. Can we consider immediate complications after thyroidectomy as a quality metric of operation? Surgery 2017;161(1):156-165. DOI: 1016/j.surg.2016.04.049
  12. Payet C, Lifante JC, Carty MJ, Rabilloud M, Duclos A. Methodological quality of surgical mortality studies using large hospital databases: a systematic review. Ann Surg 2016;265(6):1113-1118. DOI: 1097/SLA.0000000000002119
  13. Duclos A, Peix JL, Piriou V, Occelli P, Denis A, Bourdy S, Carty MJ, Gawande AA, Debouck F, Vacca C, Lifante JC, Colin C; IDILIC Study Group. Cluster randomized trial to evaluate the impact of team training on surgical outcomes. Br J Surg 2016;103(13):1804-1814. DOI: 1002/bjs.1029
  14. Maruthappu M, Duclos A, Lipsitz SR, Orgill D, Carty MJ. Surgical learning curves and operative efficiency: a cross-specialty observational study. BMJ Open 2015;5(3):e006679. DOI: 1136/bmjopen-2014-006679
  15. Maruthappu M, Gilbert BJ, El-Harasis MA, Nagendran M, McCulloch P, Duclos A, Carty MJ. The Influence of Volume and Experience on Individual Surgical Performance: A Systematic Review. Ann Surg 2015;261(4):642-7. DOI: 1097/SLA.0000000000000852
  16. Maruthappu M, El-Harasis MA, Nagendran M, Orgill DP, McCulloch P, Duclos A, Carty MJ. Systematic review of methodological quality of individual performance measurement in surgery. Br J Surg 2014;101(12):1491-8. DOI: 1002/bjs.9642
  17. Maruthappu M, Carty MJ, Lipsitz SR, Wright J, Orgill D, Duclos A. Patient- and surgeon-adjusted control charts for monitoring performance. BMJ Open 2014:e004046. DOI: 1136/bmjopen-2013-004046
  18. Maruthappu M, Carty MJ, Duclos A. Hospital pay for performance in England. N Engl J Med. 2013;368(10):968-9. DOI: 1056/NEJMc1215213
  19. Duclos A, Polazzi S, Lipsitz SR, Couray-Targe S, Gawande AA, Colin C, Berry W, Ayanian JZ, Carty MJ. Temporal variation in surgical mortality within French hospitals. Med Care 2013;51(12):1085-93. DOI: 1097/MLR.0b013e3182a97c54
  20. Maruthappu M, Duclos A, Orgill D, Carty MJ. Generation of a performance monitoring tool for operative time improvement in plastic surgery at the individual surgeon level. Plast Reconstr Surg 2013;131(5):702e-10e. DOI: 1097/PRS.0b013e3182865a0c
  21. Xu R, Carty MJ, Orgill DP, Lipsitz SR, Duclos A. The teaming curve: A longitudinal study of the influence of surgical team familiarity on operative time. Ann Surg 2013;258(6):953-7. DOI: 1097/SLA.0b013e3182864ffe
  22. Elbardissi AW, Duclos A, Orgill DP, Carty MJ. Cumulative team experience matters more than individual surgeon experience in cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;145(2):328-33. DOI: 1016/j.jtcvs.2012.09.022
  23. Duclos A, Carty MJ, Peix JL, Colin C, Kraimps JL, Ménégaux F, Pattou F, Sebag F, Voirin N, Touzet S, Lifante JC; CATHY Study Group. Development of a charting method to monitor the individual performance of surgeons at the beginning of their career. PLoS One 2012;7(7):e41944. DOI: 1371/journal.pone.0041944
  24. Duclos A, Peix JL, Colin C, Kraimps JL, Ménégaux F, Pattou F, Sebag F, Touzet S, Bourdy S, Voirin N, Lifante JC; CATHY Study Group. Influence of experience on performance of individual surgeons in thyroid surgery: prospective cross sectional multicentre study. BMJ 2012;344:d8041. DOI: 1136/bmj.d8041
  25. Duclos A, Carty MJ. Value of health care delivery. JAMA 2011;306(3):267. DOI: 1001/jama.2011.987
  26. Duclos A, Lifante JC, Ducarroz S, Soardo P, Touzet S, Colin C, Peix JL. Influence of intraoperative neuromonitoring on surgeons’ technique during thyroidectomy. World J Surg 2011;35(4):773-8. DOI: 1007/s00268-011-0963-4
  27. Duclos A, Voirin N, Touzet S, Soardo P, Schott AM, Colin C, Peix JL, Lifante JC. Crude versus case-mix-adjusted control charts for safety monitoring in thyroid surgery. BMJ Qual Saf 2010;19(6):1-4. DOI: 1136/qshc.2008.031799
  28. Duclos A, Voirin N. The p-control chart: a tool for care improvement. Int J Qual Health Care 2010;22(5):402-7. DOI: 1093/intqhc/mzq037
  29. Duclos A, Touzet S, Soardo P, Colin C, Peix JL, Lifante JC. Quality monitoring in thyroid surgery using the Shewhart control chart. Br J Surg 2009;96(2):171-4. DOI: 1002/bjs.6418

The SHEWHART study conducted by the Health Data Service team evaluated the impact of monitoring the performance of surgical teams on postoperative morbidity and mortality.