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  1. Cost containment : A charge comparison of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

    Article - En anglais

    Two matched groups of patients who underwent endoscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the middle one third of the patellar tendon were retrospectively reviewed to compare hospitalization charges.

    Group 1 had the procedure performed in the outpatient surgical center owned by our hospital, and group 2 underwent the surgical procedure in the main operating suite of Rush-Presbyterian-St.

    Luke's Medical Center.

    The charges of the surgical procedure and their relation to postoperative hospitalization were reviewed.

    An average charge difference of $7,390 (range, $3,679 to $12,202) was obtained in the outpatient surgical center.

    A number of surgical and anesthetic techniques are discussed that allow major reductions in charges for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and allow outpatient surgery to be performed routinely.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rupture tissu, Ligament croisé antérieur, Genou, Homme, Traitement, Etude comparative, Arthroscopie, Chirurgie endoscopique, Evaluation, Illinois, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Economie santé, Analyse coût, Milieu hospitalier, Ambulatoire, Membre inférieur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Traumatisme, Chirurgie, Endoscopie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tissue rupture, Anterior cruciate ligament, Knee, Human, Treatment, Comparative study, Arthroscopy, Endoscopic surgery, Evaluation, Illinois, United States, North America, America, Health economy, Cost analysis, Hospital environment, Ambulatory, Lower limb, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Trauma, Surgery, Endoscopy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0225445

    Code Inist : 002B25I. Création : 199608.