Appendix B. Figure 1. Top 10 Procedures for California 2008 SASD for Hospital-Based ASCs

Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infection in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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A figure showing the distribution of the top 10 procedures for hospital-based ASCs in California 2008 SASD*. These are:

(0) Rest—57.55 percent
(1) Excision of skin leision—1.96 percent
(2) Other therapeutic procedures—2.06 percent
(3) Excision of semilunar cartilage of knee—2.06 percent
(4) Other therapeutic procedures on muscles and ...—2.16 percent
(5) Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, coronary ...—2.20 percent
(6) Inguinal and femoral hernia repair—2.21 percent
(7) Insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and ...—3.18 percent
(8) Lens and cataract procedures—6.60 percent
(9) Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, biopsy—6.65 percent
(10) Colonoscopy and biopsy—13.37 percent

* The data in this figure are from California, State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD) 2008, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/sasdoverview.jsp

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Internet Citation: Appendix B. Figure 1. Top 10 Procedures for California 2008 SASD for Hospital-Based ASCs: Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infection in Ambulatory Surgery Centers. April 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/stpra/stpraapbfig1.html