Deaths rise with shift from in-hospital to outpatient procedures for urology surgeries

August 20, 2014 9:43 PM

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Deaths rise with shift from in-hospital to outpatient procedures for urology surgeries

DETROIT – As hospitals have shifted an array of common urological surgeries from inpatient procedures to outpatient, potentially preventable deaths have increased following complications.

Those were the primary findings of a new study led by Henry Ford Hospital researchers, who initially expected that improved mortality rates recently documented for surgery overall would also translate to commonly performed urologic surgeries.

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