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Appendix: 2003 Statistics on All-listed Procedures in U.S. Hospitals

Number of Discharges, Percent of All Procedures, Percent of Discharges With This Procedure, Mean Length of Stay, Mean Charges, and Percent Died in Hospital.*

 
Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) procedure category and number Number of Discharges Percent of All Procedures Percent of Discharges With This Procedure Mean Length of Stay for Hospitalizations With This Procedure Mean Charges for Hospitalizations With This Procedure Percent Died in Hospital for Hospitalizations With This Procedure
Operations on the Nervous System 
1. Incision and excision of CNS 103,948  0.2 0.3 10.6  $76,700  8.6%
2. Insertion, replacement, or removal of extracranial ventricular shunt   36,761 0.1 0.1 13.4   $82,200  4.0%
3. Laminectomy, excision intervertebral disc 505,487  1.1 1.3 3.2 $31,900   0.2%
4. Diagnostic spinal tap  361,108  0.8 0.9 8.2 $36,400  3.2%
5. Insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and injection into spinal canal 322,187  0.7 0.8 4.6   $21,300  0.5%
6. Decompression peripheral nerve  14,751 0.0 0.0 4.6 $32,300  0.6%
7. Other diagnostic nervous system procedures  26,526 0.1 0.1 13.3  $97,700  14.1%
8. Other non-operating room or closed therapeutic nervous system procedures   53,367 0.1 0.1 6.3   $32,600  1.1%
9. Other operating room therapeutic nervous system procedures 168,977  0.4 0.4 8.8   $66,600  5.1%
Operations on the Endocrine System
10. Thyroidectomy, partial or complete 61,667 0.1 0.2 2.4 $18,900  0.3%
11. Diagnostic endocrine procedures  7,354 0.0 0.0 8.1 $39,800  2.6%
12. Other therapeutic endocrine procedures 45,504 0.1 0.1 5.3 $36,000  1.1%
Operations on the Eye
13. Corneal transplant 599   0.0 0.0 4.5 $27,500  0.0%
14. Glaucoma procedures 776   0.0 0.0 4.9 $22,700  1.3%
15. Lens and cataract procedures  5,568 0.0 0.0 5.4 $17,100  0.3%
16. Repair of retinal tear, detachment 3,546 0.0 0.0 9.5 $40,600  0.5%
17. Destruction of lesion of retina and choroid   3,123 0.0 0.0 53.0  $197,200   2.4%
18. Diagnostic procedures on eye  1,608  0.0 0.0 13.6  $59,200  1.5%
19. Other therapeutic procedures on eyelids, conjunctiva, cornea  32,742 0.1 0.1 5.4 $35,800   1.5%
20. Other intraocular therapeutic procedures  9,271 0.0 0.0 5.4 $28,400  0.5%
21. Other extraocular muscle and orbit therapeutic procedures  7,927 0.0 0.0 6.2 $43,300   0.9%
Operations on the Ear 
22. Tympanoplasty 1,673 0.0 0.0 2.9 $27,300  0.0%
23. Myringotomy 10,461 0.0 0.0 6.4 $31,600  1.6%
24. Mastoidectomy 3,187 0.0 0.0 5.4 $41,200  1.2%
25. Diagnostic procedures on ear 1,046 0.0 0.0 8.1 $37,000  1.3%
26. Other therapeutic ear procedures 20,392 0.0 0.1 5.6 $33,900  1.6%
Operations on the Nose, Mouth, and Pharynx 
27. Control of epistaxis 29,863 0.1 0.1 6.3 $30,500  4.7%
28. Plastic procedures on nose  19,481 0.0 0.1 3.8 $28,100  0.8%
29. Dental procedures  28,589 0.1 0.1 7.9 $41,700  1.2%
30. Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy  29,206 0.1 0.1 2.2 $14,200  0.1%
31. Diagnostic procedures on nose, mouth and pharynx 25,778 0.1 0.1 8.9 $45,400   3.4%
32. Other non-operating room therapeutic procedures on nose, mouth and pharynx 37,597 0.1 0.1 6.0   $37,200  1.2%
33. Other operating room therapeutic procedures on nose, mouth and pharynx  83,458 0.2 0.2 4.8   $31,900  0.7%
Operations on the Respiratory System 
34. Tracheostomy, temporary and permanent 112,472  0.2 0.3 36.7  $240,000   20.6%
35. Tracheoscopy and laryngoscopy with biopsy  71,024 0.2 0.2 10.4  $50,400  4.2%
36. Lobectomy or pneumonectomy 71,502 0.2 0.2 9.5 $55,800  3.3%
37. Diagnostic bronchoscopy and biopsy of bronchus 336,959  0.7 0.9 13.8  $77,600   11.5%
38. Other diagnostic procedures on lung and bronchus  23,726 0.1 0.1 11.4  $69,600   9.5%
39. Incision of pleura, thoracentesis, chest drainage 389,461  0.8 1.0 12.4  $65,400   11.0%
40. Other diagnostic procedures of respiratory tract and mediastinum 66,775 0.1 0.2 12.2   $65,900  5.9%
41. Other non-operating room therapeutic procedures on respiratory system   90,408 0.2 0.2 15.3   $79,800  10.6%
42. Other operating room therapeutic procedures on respiratory system 95,228 0.2 0.2 14.1   $92,200  7.0%
Operations on the Cardiovascular System
43. Heart valve procedures 102,339  0.2 0.3 12.4  $126,500   6.6%
44. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) 348,218  0.7 0.9 9.9 $94,200  3.3%
45. Percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PTCA)   800,019  1.7 2.1 3.2 $42,800   1.2%
46. Coronary thrombolysis  5,343 0.0 0.0 3.3 $43,700  1.0%
47. Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, coronary arteriography   1,716,748  3.7 4.5 4.9   $45,700  1.8%
48. Insertion, revision, replacement, removal of cardiac pacemaker or cardioverter/defibrillator  358,493   0.8 0.9 6.0 $68,500  2.6%
49. Other operating room heart procedures 176,634  0.4 0.5 9.5 $94,200  10.4%
50. Extracorporeal circulation auxiliary to open heart procedures  353,159  0.8 0.9 10.3   $99,100  4.1%
51. Endarterectomy, vessel of head and neck 140,751  0.3 0.4 3.4 $26,400   0.7%
52. Aortic resection, replacement or anastomosis 50,681 0.1 0.1 8.6 $80,000  7.7%
53. Varicose vein stripping, lower limb  2,248 0.0 0.0 3.4 $19,700  0.2%
54. Other vascular catheterization, not heart   1,478,424  3.1 3.9 13.8  $68,800   13.0%
55. Peripheral vascular bypass  105,904  0.2 0.3 9.5 $56,900  3.3%
56. Other vascular bypass and shunt, not heart  13,720 0.0 0.0 11.9  $92,300  10.2%
57. Creation, revision and removal of arteriovenous fistula or vessel-to-vessel cannula for dialysis  70,126 0.2   0.2 9.3 $51,400  2.6%
58. Hemodialysis 661,089  1.4 1.7 8.9 $47,100  8.2%
59. Other operating room procedures on vessels of head and neck 16,653 0.0 0.0 8.5 $78,000   6.1%
60. Embolectomy and endarterectomy of lower limbs 39,869 0.1 0.1 9.4 $62,400   6.6%
61. Other operating room procedures on vessels other than head and neck 394,488  0.8 1.0 10.6   $71,000  5.7%
62. Other diagnostic cardiovascular procedures 155,604  0.3 0.4 6.1 $71,900   1.2%
63. Other non-operating room therapeutic cardiovascular procedures 987,657  2.1 2.6 5.4   $50,300  4.1%
Operations on the Hemic and Lymphatic System
64. Bone marrow transplant   10,690 0.0 0.0 28.5  $207,600   7.1%
65. Bone marrow biopsy 103,420  0.2 0.3 13.9  $72,000  6.6%
66. Procedures on spleen 29,797 0.1 0.1 11.8  $82,700  8.5%
67. Other therapeutic procedures, hemic and lymphatic system  247,836  0.5 0.6 5.9   $35,700  1.4%
Operations on the Digestive System 
68. Injection or ligation of esophageal varices 184   0.0 0.0 10.1  $52,300  16.1%
69. Esophageal dilatation 41,184 0.1 0.1 7.2 $26,700  2.2%
70. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, biopsy 1,242,058  2.6 3.2 7.8 $35,200   3.1%
71. Gastrostomy, temporary and permanent 231,915  0.5 0.6 20.5  $98,800   10.5%
72. Colostomy, temporary and permanent 53,142 0.1 0.1 16.2  $85,100  11.0%
73. Ileostomy and other enterostomy  52,832 0.1 0.1 22.4  $129,500   14.1%
74. Gastrectomy, partial and total 27,769 0.1 0.1 13.9  $91,600  7.1%
75. Small bowel resection 81,409 0.2 0.2 15.9  $82,800  9.1%
76. Colonoscopy and biopsy 636,213  1.4 1.7 7.7 $32,000  2.2%
77. Proctoscopy and anorectal biopsy   68,258 0.2 0.2 8.3 $36,500  2.3%
78. Colorectal resection   315,252  0.7 0.8 10.9  $54,100  4.9%
79. Local excision of large intestine lesion (not endoscopic) 5,177 0.0 0.0 7.4 $37,900   2.1%
80. Appendectomy 386,094  0.8 1.0 4.1 $22,900  0.4%
81. Hemorrhoid procedures 15,509 0.0 0.0 3.8 $17,900  0.5%
82. Endoscopic cannulation of pancreas (ERCP)  59,787 0.1 0.2 8.3 $39,900  2.6%
83. Biopsy of liver 98,342 0.2 0.3 9.6 $53,600  6.0%
84. Cholecystectomy and common duct exploration   467,103  1.0 1.2 5.6 $32,800   1.3%
85 Inguinal and femoral hernia repair 56,122 0.1 0.1 8.0 $35,000  1.6%
86. Other hernia repair  202,667  0.4 0.5 6.3 $34,100  1.5%
87. Laparoscopy 94,647 0.2 0.2 4.7 $31,500  0.9%
88. Abdominal paracentesis 170,662  0.4 0.4 10.9  $53,000  10.2%
89. Exploratory laparotomy 40,888 0.1 0.1 10.8  $64,000  13.2%
90. Excision, lysis peritoneal adhesions  378,762  0.8 1.0 7.7 $38,400  2.4%
91. Peritoneal dialysis 31,081 0.1 0.1 8.4 $40,200  5.4%
92. Other bowel diagnostic procedures 38,637 0.1 0.1 9.5 $52,000  5.5%
93. Other non-operating room upper gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures 190,220  0.4 0.5   8.8 $41,500  5.5%
94. Other operating room upper gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures 210,905  0.5 0.6 7.4   $49,600  2.8%
95. Other non-operating room lower gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures 199,219  0.4 0.5   7.4 $30,700  2.0%
96. Other operating room lower gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures 252,667  0.5 0.7 10.6   $52,400  3.8%
97. Other gastrointestinal diagnostic procedures   56,180 0.1 0.1 9.4 $44,700  4.1%
98. Other non-operating room gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures 174,270  0.4 0.5 8.5   $44,000  3.4%
99. Other operating room gastrointestinal therapeutic procedures  234,583  0.5 0.6 11.6   $67,400  5.1%

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