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Figure 11. Procedures Associated With Most Costly Hospital Stays

Bar chart titled: 'All-Listed Procedures' with Mean Charges for Hospital Stay (in dollars): Other organ transplantation*: $275,621; Tracheostomy: $240,010; Bone marrow transplant: $207,622; Destruction of lesion of retina: $197,169; Ileostomy and enterostomy: $129,499; Heart valve procedures: $125,545; Kidney transplant: $115,023; Swan-Ganz catheterization: $105,421; Extracorporeal circulation auxiliary: $99,057; Gastrostomy: $98,772.

Note: "All-listed procedures" refers to all procedures performed during a hospital stay; patients often receive more than 1 procedure.
*"Other organ transplantation" includes transplants of the lung, heart, spleen, intestine, liver, and pancreas. This category excludes kidney, bone, corneal, and bone marrow transplants.

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