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Health Library : Surgical Care

 

Surgery Statistics

According to the data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 51 million inpatient surgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2007, followed closely by outpatient surgeries.

Other surgical statistics for both in- and outpatient procedures include:

  • Hysterectomy: 498,000
  • Cesarean section: 1.3 million
  • Reduction of fracture: 671,000
  • Coronary artery bypass graft: 395,000
  • Total knee replacement: 719,000
  • Total hip replacement: 332,000

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