Cincinnati, OH Gastroenterostomy Cost Comparison

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A Gastroenterostomy in Cincinnati costs $10,032 on average when you take the median of the 32 medical providers who perform Gastroenterostomy procedures in Cincinnati, OH. There are 1 different types of Gastroenterostomy provided in Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Gastroenterostomy Cost Average $6,200 - $17,000 Free Quote

Compare Gastroenterostomy Providers in Cincinnati, OH

Facility City Type
Saint Luke Hospital West Florence Acute Care Hospital
Journey Lite of Southern Ohio Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jewish Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - South Unit Edgewood Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Anderson Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Middletown Surgery Center Franklin Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Mccullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital Oxford Acute Care Hospital
Christ Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Anderson Ambulatory Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Westside Regional Medical Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Redbank Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Deaconess Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
University Pointe Surgical Hospital West Chester Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Clermont Batavia Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Mount Airy Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Ambulatory Surgery Center Fairfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kenwood Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southwest Ohio Ambulatory Surgery Center Middletown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center of Cincinnati Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fort Hamilton Hospital Hamilton Acute Care Hospital
Middletown Regional Hospital Middletown Acute Care Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Western Hills Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
The Surgery Center Edgewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Butler County Surgical Center Hamilton Acute Care Hospital
Bethesda North Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Greater Cincinnati Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mercy Hospital Fairfield Fairfield Acute Care Hospital
Saint Luke Hospital East Fort Thomas Acute Care Hospital
Dearborn County Hospital Lawrenceburg Acute Care Hospital
Brown County General Hospital Georgetown Acute Care Hospital

Gastroenterostomy Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Gastroenterostomies are often standard “open” procedures, though they are also performed laparoscopically. Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures are performed through tiny incisions, using an instrument with a camera attached (laparoscope) and a video monitor to guide the repair. This procedure is done for patients with peptic ulcer disease, tumors or problems with the stomach emptying into the small intestine. The surgeon attaches the stomach to the healthy part of the small intestine (this usually follows removal of part of the stomach or small intestine). Performed by a general surgeon in a hospital, gastroenterostomies require patients to be under general anesthesia. You will need to stay in the hospital for several days — until you can tolerate food, are able to walk without assistance, and your pain is manageable with oral medication.

Patient Preparation for Gastroenterostomy Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests — EGDs, X-rays of upper gastrointestinal tract, and serum electrolytes. 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). Also, tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention. Finally, tell your doctor 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’ll 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 Gastroenterostomy Surgery

The surgery itself takes one to two hours, but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. 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). After the bladder and stomach are drained, the surgeon will use sutures or staples to join the stomach to the small intestine. Drains may be temporarily placed at the surgical to help blood and other fluids drain from your body. The incision will be closed using staples.

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 moved to a hospital room. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, 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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