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New Studies Demonstrate Benefits of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Colectomy When Compared to Open Surgery
Date:10/26/2009

CINCINNATI, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced results from two newly published studies that demonstrate a minimally invasive approach in three common procedures resulted in a reduced rate of complications and lower overall cost of care, including a difference of more than $15,000 on average for minimally invasive colectomies, when compared to open surgery. One study compared two types of minimally invasive hysterectomy procedures to open abdominal hysterectomy(i) and another study analyzed outcomes of minimally invasive approaches for appendectomy and colectomy procedures compared to open surgery(ii).

The study titled "Open Abdominal versus Laparoscopic and Vaginal Hysterectomy: Analysis of a Large United States Payer Measuring Quality and Cost of Care" showed, in line with previous studies, minimally invasive hysterectomy reduced rates of postoperative infection and length of stay in the hospital when compared to open abdominal hysterectomy. Open surgery was also associated with higher costs than those who underwent laparoscopic and vaginal hysterectomy. Given these findings, the study authors concluded a substantial opportunity exists to shift more hysterectomies from an in-patient to an outpatient setting while maintaining or improving the clinical outcome for patients.

"The clinical and economic outcomes of the study demonstrate the need for higher adoption of minimally invasive hysterectomy procedures in patients who are candidates for this approach," said Lori Warren, M.D.,* lead author of the study and an advanced gynecologic laparoscopic surgeon with Women First of Louisville. "In this age of comparative effectiveness, this study shows that when it comes to hysterectomy, a minimally invasive approach gives physicians the opportunity to increase the quality of care women are receiving while potentially saving the healthcare system millions of dollars. Clinicians who have had concerns that minimally i
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