Appendix B. Figure 3. Normalized Percent Distribution for Surgical Procedures with Incision (California 2008 SASD)

Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infection in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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A pie chart showing the normalized percent distribution for surgical procedures with incision for ASCs in California 2008 SASD*. Those defined by color key are:

  • Lens and cataract procedures—30 percent
  • Excision of semilunar cartilage of the knee—8 percent
  • Other therapeutic procedures on muscles and tendons—8 percent
  • Inguinal and femoral hernia repair—6 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 3. Normalized Percent Distribution for Surgical Procedures with Incision (California 2008 SASD): 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/stpraapbfig3.html