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Figure 9. Percentage of Hospitals That Were High-Volume Providers for Specific Procedures, 1997-2003

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

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

Figure 9. Percentage of Hospitals That Were High-Volume Providers for Specific Procedures, 1997-2003 (Text Description)

Procedures 1997 2003
Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair* 15.4% 8.2%
Carotoid endarterectomy 19.2% 19.4%
Lower extremity arterial bypass 56.0% 58.1%
CABG* 31.1% 15.4%
PTCA 49.2% 52.9%
Heart transplantation 59.6% 64.3%
Pediatric heart surgery 16.4% 14.2%
Pancreatic cancer surgery* 10.6% 16.1%
Esophageal cancer surgery 4.3% 6.1%
Cerebral aneurysm surgery 7.0% 10.5%

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