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Top Five Most Expensive Hospital Procedures, 1996

Top Five Most Expensive Hospital Procedures, 1996: 1. Heart, lung, pancreas, and liver transplantation, $191,000; 2. Tracheostomy, $148,000; 3. Bone marrow transplantation; 4. Kidney tranplantation, $66,000; 5. Heart valve procedures, $66,000.  Source: Hospital Inpatient Statistics, 1996, AHCPR Pub. No. 99-0034

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