Table 6

Inpatient Expenditures Attributable to Abdominal Adhesiolysis in the US in 2005

Expenditure

Attributed to Adhesiolysis

Total in Millions (2007 $)


By type of procedure

Adhesiolysis as primary procedure

Total days of care

632,688

$1,277

Surgical procedures

81,532

$68

Subtotal

---

$1,345

Adhesiolysis as secondary procedure

Total days of care

334,644

$675

Surgical procedures

270,245

$227

Subtotal

---

$902

Cost stratification of secondary adhesiolysis, by body system

Digestive system

Total days of care

273,212

$551

Surgical procedures

84,575

$71

Subtotal

---

$622

Hepatobiliary system and pancreas

Total days of care

11,729

$24

Surgical procedures

21,077

$18

Subtotal

---

$41

Female reproductive system

Total days of care

57,005

$115

Surgical procedures

125,069

$105

Subtotal

---

$220

Pregnancy, C-sections

Total days of care

-7,302

-$15

Surgical procedures

39,524

$33

Subtotal

---

$18


Total expenditures

---

$2,247


US = United States.

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

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