Nationwide quality improvement of cholecystectomy: results from a national database

Kirstine M Harboe, Linda Bardram

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To evaluate whether quality improvements in the performance of cholecystectomy have been achieved in Denmark since 2006, after revision of the Danish National Guidelines for treatment of gallstones.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care / ISQua
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)565-73
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Adult
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Denmark
  • Female
  • Gallstones
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Readmission
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care
  • Registries


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