Cost comparison of reusable and single-use ultrasonic shears for laparoscopic bariatric surgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopy

abstract

  • The reusable scalpel had a cost saving over single-use scalpel that increased with the number of cases. The reusable scalpel resulted in significant cost savings without impact on complication rate and ease-of-use.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11695-008-9723-4

PubMed ID

  • 19015932

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 512

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 20

number

  • 4