Cost-efficiency of laparoscopic versus open colon surgery in a tertiary care center

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Real-world cost analysis of elective laparoscopic versus open colon resection in a tertiary Canadian teaching hospital was performed to evaluate the financial impact of minimally invasive surgery with the appointment of an experienced laparoscopic surgeon in a single-payer system. A retrospective review of elective laparoscopic and open segmental… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-011-1765-3

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