[Ambulatory surgery, potential implementation for 17 interventions].

  title={[Ambulatory surgery, potential implementation for 17 interventions].},
  author={Marie-Jo Sourty-Le Guellec},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  volume={31 30},
Out-patient surgical practice, which allows the patient to leave the hospital a few hours after the intervention, is fairly recent in France and has not yet reached its full expansion. The out-patient surgery French Association (Association française de chirurgie ambulatoire-AFCA) proposes to pursue its development in twenty or so surgical acts. We present an overview of the 17 principle acts. We will then assess the possibilities, according to a method used in Quebec, of developing each of… CONTINUE READING