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Table 6 Inpatient Expenditures Attributable to Abdominal Adhesiolysis in the US in 2005

From: The inpatient burden of abdominal and gynecological adhesiolysis in the US

Expenditure Attributed to Adhesiolysis Total in Millions (2007 $)
By type of procedure   
   Adhesiolysis as primary procedure   
Total days of care 632,688 $1,277
Surgical procedures 81,532 $68
Subtotal --- $1,345
   Adhesiolysis as secondary procedure  
Total days of care 334,644 $675
Surgical procedures 270,245 $227
Subtotal --- $902
Cost stratification of secondary adhesiolysis, by body system
   Digestive system   
Total days of care 273,212 $551
Surgical procedures 84,575 $71
Subtotal --- $622
   Hepatobiliary system and pancreas   
Total days of care 11,729 $24
Surgical procedures 21,077 $18
Subtotal --- $41
   Female reproductive system   
Total days of care 57,005 $115
Surgical procedures 125,069 $105
Subtotal --- $220
   Pregnancy, C-sections   
Total days of care -7,302 -$15
Surgical procedures 39,524 $33
Subtotal --- $18
Total expenditures --- $2,247
  1. US = United States.