Orthopedic Implant Waste: Analysis and Quantification.


The steadily increasing demand for orthopedic surgeries and declining rates of reimbursement by Medicare and other insurance providers have led many hospitals to look for ways to control the cost of these surgeries. We reviewed administrative records for a 1-year period and recorded total number of surgical cases, number of cases in which an implant was… (More)


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@article{Payne2015OrthopedicIW, title={Orthopedic Implant Waste: Analysis and Quantification.}, author={Ashley Payne and James D Slover and Ifeoma A Inneh and Lorraine H Hutzler and Richard Iorio and Joseph A. Bosco}, journal={American journal of orthopedics}, year={2015}, volume={44 12}, pages={554-60} }