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Figure 3. Procedures Associated with Longest Hospital Stays

Bar chart showing the mean lengths of hospital stay in days: Tracheostomy, 37; Other organ transplantation, 33; Bone marrow transplantation, 25; Ileostomy/enterostomy, 24; Gastrostomy, 20; Enteral and parenteral nutrition, 20; Extranial ventricular shunt, 17; Small bowel resection, 16; Gastrectomy, 16; Colostomy, 16. Note: Includes procedures that occurred in at least 5,000 discharges.

* The term "All-listed procedures" refers to all procedures performed during a hospital stay; patients often receive more than one procedure.
Note: Includes procedures that occurred in at least 5,000 discharges.

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