Which patients are included in surgeon number of cases for 2017 Clinical Outcomes Publication?

The number of elective or scheduled (planned) major resections for bowel cancer performed by the named surgeon on patients diagnosed between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2016 (regardless of curative intent). Patients under 18, those with cancer of the appendix, and those with missing date of surgery or date of surgery after date of death were excluded.