outpatient mastectomy

outpatient mastectomy

Drive-through mastectomy A mastectomy in which no complication is anticipated and there is minimal or no hospital stay
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The analyses show that state laws had a significant impact on only the likelihood of outpatient mastectomy, which was reduced by five percentage points.
The growing prevalence of outpatient breast cancer surgery, particularly outpatient mastectomy, attracted widespread public attention in 1997, when its potential dangers were mentioned in President Clinton's State of the Union Address (Clinton 1997).
Along with its growing prevalence, outpatient mastectomy has provoked controversy.
Figures 1 to 3 provide illustrative time trends for outpatient mastectomy in the intervention and comparison states.
These figures consistently suggest that the laws may be associated with a lower likelihood of outpatient mastectomy, particularly in the first 12 months after adoption of the laws.
The impact of the laws on outpatient mastectomy, however, became less apparent in the period 13 to 36 months post adoption of the laws.
Primary payer demonstrated a substantial influence on the likelihood of receiving an outpatient mastectomy after adjusting for all available clinical and hospital characteristics," author Dr.
Population-based reporting on outpatient mastectomy is limited to one study using Medicare data, which demonstrated no significant differences in complications, readmissions, and mortality when compared to inpatient mastectomy (Warren, Riley, Potosky, et al.
Multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted to determine whether HMO payer and state affected the likelihood of undergoing an outpatient mastectomy.
The percentage of complete mastectomies performed in the outpatient setting was low in all five states through 1993, after which three of the five states demonstrated a steady increase in the use of outpatient mastectomy (Figure 3).
6 times more likely to receive an outpatient mastectomy, 4.
Although premenopausal age demonstrated no difference, the adjusted likelihood of receiving an outpatient mastectomy was significantly lower if a women had any comorbidities, metastases, or evidence of reconstruction (OR = 0.

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