San Francisco, CA Kyphoplasty Cost Comparison

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A Kyphoplasty in San Francisco costs $23,294 on average when you take the median of the 75 medical providers who perform Kyphoplasty procedures in San Francisco, CA. There are 1 different types of Kyphoplasty provided in San Francisco, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the San Francisco providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Kyphoplasty Cost Average $14,400 - $39,500 Free Quote

Compare Kyphoplasty Providers in San Francisco, CA

Facility City Type
Surgecenter of Palo Alto Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pleasanton Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of California San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Seton Medical Center Daly City Acute Care Hospital
Abj Surgery Center San Mateo Ambulatory Surgical Center
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Martinez Acute Care Hospital
Valley Memorial Center Livermore Acute Care Hospital
Surgical Suite San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Peninsula Procedure Center Redwood City Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Bay Regional Surgery Center Novato Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sequoia Hospital Redwood City Acute Care Hospital
Blackhawk Surgery Center, A Medical Corp. Danville Ambulatory Surgical Center
St. Mary's Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
San Ramon Surgery Center San Ramon Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ak Surgery Center San Leandro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pacific Surgery Center Corte Madera Ambulatory Surgical Center
Laguna Honda Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
San Mateo Surgery Center San Mateo Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Rose Hospital Hayward Acute Care Hospital
Laurel Grove Hospital Castro Valley Acute Care Hospital
Marin Specialty Surgery Center Greenbrae Ambulatory Surgical Center
Trivalley Outpatient Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Greenbrae Surgery Center Greenbrae Ambulatory Surgical Center
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Washington Hospital Fremont Acute Care Hospital
Saint Luke's Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
San Leandro Surgery Center San Leandro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Shadelands Surgery Center Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
Alameda Hospital Alameda Acute Care Hospital
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp Berkeley Acute Care Hospital
Sutter Delta Medical Center Antioch Acute Care Hospital
California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Bayspine Surgery Center Richmond Ambulatory Surgical Center
Novato Community Hospital Novato Acute Care Hospital
San Leandro Hospital San Leandro Acute Care Hospital
San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Acute Care Hospital
Vista Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pacific Heights Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Highland Hospital Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Willow Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tresanti Medical Corporation San Ramon Ambulatory Surgical Center
John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus Concord Acute Care Hospital
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus Walnut Creek Acute Care Hospital
Presidio Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center Redwood City Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center San Rafael Acute Care Hospital
Canyon Pinole Surgery Center Pinole Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bay Surgery Center Oakland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Webster Surgery Center Oakland Ambulatory Surgical Center
East Bay Medical Surgical Center Castro Valley Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center Walnut Creek Acute Care Hospital
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital Menlo Park Acute Care Hospital
San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center Hayward Acute Care Hospital
Post Street Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Brentwood Surgery Center Brentwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mt. Diablo Surgery Center Concord Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sequoia Surgical Pavilion Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
Omni Surgicenter Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Chinese Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Hacienda Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Washington Outpatient Surgery Center Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fremont Ambulatory Surgery Center Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Marin General Hospital Greenbrae Acute Care Hospital
Eden Medical Center Castro Valley Acute Care Hospital
Physicians Surgery Center Daly City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center South San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Aspen Surgery Center Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center San Ramon Acute Care Hospital
Peninsula Medical Center Burlingame Acute Care Hospital
Premier Surgery Center Concord Ambulatory Surgical Center
Doctors Medical Center - San Pablo Campus San Pablo Acute Care Hospital
California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus San Francisco Acute Care Hospital

Kyphoplasty Cost and Procedure Introduction

Kyphoplasty is a relatively simple procedure to relieve pain caused by spinal compression fractures (sometimes caused by osteoporosis) and to correct bone deformity. Kyphoplasties are performed in a hospital or outpatient surgical facility by a spine specialist. This is typically an outpatient procedure, but you may have to stay in the hospital if you have certain health issues or if there are complications during the procedure. This procedure is conducted using general anesthesia. Kyphoplasty uses balloons and bone cement to create an internal cast. The acrylic bone cement hardens quickly, so the spine is stabilized almost immediately. You can return to normal activities quickly following the procedure.

Patient Preparation for Kyphoplasty

A physical examination will be performed along with x-rays or MRIs. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant) or if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Kyphoplasty

The procedure itself takes about an hour (or one hour for each fracture), but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. Most patients go home the same day as the surgery if there are no major problems. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon makes a one-inch incision over the fractured area, and using an x-ray for guidance, inserts a thin tube with a balloon at the tip into the vertebra. The balloon is then inflated to make room for the bone cement. When the balloon is removed, the acrylic cement is injected into the open area. The cement will harden in under ten minutes and the surgeon will close the incision using stitches or steri-strips.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will most often be discharged to your home. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incision, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.

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