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Obesity linked to increased health care costs after plastic surgery

(Wolters Kluwer Health) After common plastic surgery procedures, obese patients have more complications and make more hospital visits -- leading to higher healthcare costs, reports a study in the May ...

VOX Telehealth rolls out program to cut hip replacement surgery costs

VOX Telehealth, a health IT company that uses alerts and notifications as part of a program to reduce orthopedic surgery costs, rolled out OrthoCare at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital,...

Reducing emergency surgery cuts health care costs

New research indicates that reducing emergency surgery for three common procedures by 10 percent could cut $1 billion in health care costs over 10 years.

Prompt treatment of kidney stones keeps costs down

(HealthDay)—Delaying surgery for kidney stones can increase the risk of complications, raising health care costs, a new study finds.

Robot-Assisted Kidney Surgery Reduces Deaths, But Comparative Data Missing, Says Economist

Robot-assisted surgery for kidney cancers improves outcomes by allowing partial nephrectomies, reducing mortalities and lowering some health care costs said economist Julia Thornton Snider at a Feb. 5...

Hospital volume not linked to costs of cancer surgery

(HealthDay)—Hospital surgical volume does not appear to correlate with Medicare payments for cancer surgery, according to research published online Nov. 24 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Changes in surgery methods significantly reduces antibiotic resistance

A new study shows how changing working methods in surgery can significantly reduce bacterial resistance to antibiotics, while maintaining protection against infection and reducing costs by up to 60%....

Simple, active intervention program after major thoracic surgery reduces ER visits and saves money

(American Association for Thoracic Surgery) Alarmingly, readmission after pulmonary resection for lung cancer has been associated with worse outcomes, including higher mortality. Thus, reducing readmi...

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Osteochondral Resurfacing With Proximal Row Carpectomy: 8-Year Follow-up.

Degenerative arthrosis of the proximal row remains a challenging problem for both patients and surgeons. Proximal row carpectomy is a motion-preserving treatment option, with studies documenting accep...

Direct non-medical costs double the total direct costs to patients undergoing cataract surgery in Zamfara state, Northern Nigeria: a case series.

Cost is frequently reported as a barrier to cataract surgery, but few studies have reported costs of accessing surgery in Africa. The purpose of this prospective, facility based study was to compare d...

Direct Medical Costs for Patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Surgical Resection of Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma: a US National Cohort Study.

Abstract Objective: To estimate direct medical costs for patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and surgical resection of subependymal giant-cell astrocytoma (SEGA). Methods: This retrospectiv...

Steroids Decrease Costs and Improve Hospital Stay in Cleft Palate and Speech Surgery Despite Controlling for Duration of Surgery.

Extubating in the operating room after adult cardiac surgery safely improves outcomes and lowers costs.

Prolonged intubation has been implicated in the poor outcomes after adult cardiac surgery. Accelerated postoperative extubation has been a quality focus, but operating room (OR) extubation after cardi...

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