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Figure 4. Procedures Associated with Most Costly Hospital Stays

Bar chart showing mean charges for the hospital stay (dollars) of All-listed procedures*: Other organ transplantation, $194,000; Tracheostomy, $155,000; Bone marrow transplantation, $114,000; IIeostomy/enterostomy, $84,000; Kidney transplant, $73,000; Heart valve procedures, $73,000; Other OR heart procedures, $63,000; Other vascular bypass and shunt, $62,000; Other respiratory OR procedures, $59,000; Swan-Ganz catheterization, $59,000. *All-listed procedures is a term that 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.

* 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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