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Table 6 Definition of the Surgeon’s Training Status

From: The impact of surgical experience and frequency of practice on perioperative outcomes in pancreatic surgery

Training Status Level of Experience
(Total No. of Pancreatic Resections and Supervision)
Frequency of Practice
(Last 3 Pancreatic Resections)
Beginner - Sporadic <  20 Intensive > 6 Weeks
Beginner - Frequent <  20 Intensive ≤ 6 Weeks
Intermediate - Sporadic 21–90 Decreasing > 6 Weeks
Intermediate - Frequent 21–90 Decreasing ≤ 6 Weeks
Experienced - Sporadic ≥ 90 None >6 Weeks
Experienced - Frequent ≥ 90 None ≤ 6 Weeks