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HEALTH RESOURCE UTILIZATION -
General Surgery
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General surgery was the third most frequent reason for hospitalization in 2008. General surgery inpatient cases, which account for approximately 9 percent of all hospitalizations, increased 11 percent between 1995 and 2008. High-volume surgeries include laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal), appendectomy, and major intestinal procedures.

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Source: Hawaii Health Information Corporation, Inpatient Database.
Note: Based on county of residence of discharged patient.