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Appendix B. Figure 2. Top 10 Procedures for California 2008 SASD for Freestanding 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 freestanding ASCs in California 2008 SASD*. These are:

(0) Rest—24.28 percent
(1) Decompression peripheral nerve—1.40 percent
(2) Other therapeutic procedures on eyelids, …—1.60 percent
(3) Other OR therapeutic procedures on skin and breast—1.94 percent
(4) Other therapeutic procedures on joints—2.02 percent
(5) Other therapeutic procedures on muscles and tendons—2.58 percent
(6) Excision of semilunar cartilage of the knee—2.95 percent
(7) Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, biopsy—8.91 percent
(8) Lens and cataract procedures—12.65 percent
(9) Insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and …—12.95 percent
(10) Colonoscopy and biopsy—28.72 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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Current as of April 2013
Internet Citation: Appendix B. Figure 2. Top 10 Procedures for California 2008 SASD for Freestanding 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/stpraapbfig2.html