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Figure 10. Percent of Specific Procedures Performed at High-Volume Hospitals, 1997-2003

Bar chart depicts percentage of the following procedures performed at high-volume hospitals. Text Description shown below.

Figure 10. Percent of Specific Procedures Performed at High-Volume Hospitals, 1997-2003 (Text Description)

Procedures 1997 2003
Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair* 53.4% 38.1%
Carotoid endarterectomy 57.5% 53.1%
Lower extremity arterial bypass 92.1% 92.1%
CABG* 62.5% 41.1%
PTCA 84.8% 86.8%
Heart transplantation 84.1% 84.7%
Pediatric heart surgery 70.2% 52.3%
Pancreatic cancer surgery 51.3% 62.9%
Esophageal cancer surgery 23.9% 36.5%
Cerebral aneurysm surgery* 35.0% 52.9%

*Asterisk denotes a statistically significant difference between 1997 and 2003 data.

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