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

tomy, indicating significant savings can be realized when patients can be treated with an MIP procedure in an outpatient setting rather than undergoing an inpatient procedure - MIP or open. When adjusting for the setting, the cost of outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy averaged $9,426 and vaginal hysterectomy $7,627 compared to $11,739 for inpatient open hysterectomy.

About "Comparison of the Clinical and Economic Outcomes Between Open and Minimally Invasive Appendectomy and Colectomy: Evidence from a Large Commercial Payer Database"

Investigators analyzed medical and pharmacy claims data from a large U.S. managed health care insurer and measured post-operative infection rates, procedure-specific complications, length of hospital stay, readmission rates and expenditure rates. The data included 2,745 patients who underwent colectomies; 842 (31 percent) were treated using a minimally invasive approach whereas 1,903 (69 percent) underwent open surgery. Post-operative infection rates for those who underwent an MIP were lower (24 percent) than those who had open surgery (38 percent) as were minor (17 percent vs. 23 percent) and major bleed rates (4 percent vs. 10 percent). When measuring the predicted length of stay (with adjustments for factors such as surgical approach, patient age, and co-morbidities), the data indicated open surgery resulted in a length of stay four days longer when compared to MIP. Overall, the investigators concluded minimally invasive colectomy procedures were associated with a cost of care $15,200 less than open surgery.

When assessing these same outcomes for open and minimally invasive appendectomies the investigators found similar results. The data on 7,532 patients who underwent appendectomies included 5,304 (70 percent) who underwent an MIP and 2,228 (30 percent) treated with open abdominal surgery. Post operative infection rates (16 percent for MIP vs. 20 percent for open) and ov
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