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During subsequent endoscopic treatment for restenosis or scar formation, 0.4% topical mitomycin C was applied to the surgical bed in 29 patients and a 1% concentration was applied in 7 patients.
Last winter Newcastle hospitals cancelled 40 operations in two weeks as winter admissions took over surgical bed space.
Finally, as defined by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), the cost of a standard surgical bed is $900/bed/day.[sup.15] Mean length of stay was 5.6 days for the RRP group and 3.4 days for the LRP group.
This can be done in several ways by aligning demand and supply (where possible), ensuring support staff availability, maximising theatre utilisation, and optimising patient selection and surgical bed utilisation.
Subsequent to the pathologic diagnosis, the patient underwent an 18-F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET-CT) scan to assess for metastatic disease, which showed expected post-surgical and reactive changes with no definitive metabolic evidence of surgical bed residual tumor or regional or distant metastasis.
It was feared she could not survive the transfer to a surgical bed. No general anesthesia was administered due to the patient's extremely precarious condition.
The robotic arm is attached to a surgical bed equipped with a large monitor that displays what the endoscope is ''seeing'' inside the patient.
During winter 2003 Newcastle hospitals cancelled 40 operations in two weeks as winter admissions took over surgical bed space.
-- HyBase 6100 -- is a surgical bed that offers a full-safety guarantee, can suit various surgical disciplines, and provides maximum comfort and great convenience to end users.
involved insertion of harvested abdominal fat into the surgical bed with fibrin glue.