Colorectal Dis 2021 Feb 24. Epub 2021 Feb 24.
Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Aim: It is well established that (i) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), (ii) Multidisciplinary Cancer Conference (MCC), (iii) pre-operative radiotherapy, (iv) Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) surgery and (v) pathologic assessment as described by Quirke are key processes necessary for high quality, rectal cancer care. The objective was to select a set of multidisciplinary, quality indicators to measure the uptake of these clinical processes in clinical practice.
Method: A multidisciplinary panel was convened and a modified, two phase Delphi method was used to select a set of quality indicators. Read More