Table 5

Inpatient Care Attributable to Abdominal Adhesiolysis by Surgical Procedure in the US in 2005

Reason for Hospitalization

Mean Length of Stay (Days)


(Diagnosis-Related Group)

Adhesiolysis

Nonadhesiolysis

AttributedLOS (Days)

Number of Adhesiolysis-Related Hospitalizations

Attributed Days of Care

Rate of Days Due to Adhesiolysis


Adhesiolysis only (DRG 150, 151)

7.76

---

7.76

81,532

632,688

7.76


Adhesiolysis as a Secondary Procedure


Digestive System


DRG 148: Major small and large bowel procedures with CC

13.87

10.57

3.30

64,588

213,140

3.30

DRG 149: Major small and large bowel procedures without CC

6.30

5.20

1.10

9,313

10,244

1.10

DRG 154: Stomach, esophageal, and duodenal procedures with CC

16.41

11.84

4.57

7,183

32,826

4.57

DRG 468: Extensive OR procedures unrelated to principal diagnosis

16.12

11.25

4.87

3,491

17,001

4.87


Digestive System Total

---

---

---

84,575

273,212

3.23


Hepatobiliary System

DRG 197: Total cholecystectomy without CDE with CC

8.66

8.10

0.56

4,698

2,631

0.56

DRG 493: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without CDE with CC

5.99

5.21

0.78

9,568

7,463

0.78

DRG 494: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without CDE without CC

2.70

2.46

0.24

6,811

1,635

0.24


Hepatobiliary System Total

---

---

---

21,077

11,729

0.56


Female Reproductive System


DRG 358: Uterine and adnexa procedures for nonmalignancy with CC

3.90

3.00

0.90

38,263

34,437

0.90

DRG 359: Uterine and adnexa procedures for nonmalignancy without CC

2.46

2.14

0.32

81,543

26,094

0.32

DRG 361: Laparoscopy and incisional tubal interruption

2.80

2.58

0.22

484

106

0.22

DRG 365: Other female reproductive system OR procedures

4.81

5.57

-0.76

4,779

-3,632

-0.76


Female Reproductive System Total

---

---

---

125,069

57,005

0.46


Pregnancy, C-Section


DRG 370: Cesarean section with CC

4.30

4.45

-0.15

9,901

-1,485

-0.15

DRG 371: Cesarean section without CC

3.12

3.37

-0.25

26,011

-6,503

-0.25

DRG 378: Ectopic pregnancy

2.16

1.97

0.19

3,612

686

0.19


Pregnancy, C-section Total

---

---

---

39,524

-7,302

-0.18


Total, Adhesiolysis as a secondary procedure

---

---

---

270,245

334,644

1.24

Total, all adhesiolysis-related procedures

---

---

---

351,777

967,332

2.75


CC = complications and comorbidities; DRG = diagnosis-related group; LOS = length of stay; US = United States.

Sikirica et al. BMC Surgery 2011 11:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-13

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