Longer hospitalization does not mean a safer or faster recovery for patients age 70+ having hip replacement. Most patients can be discharged home within one day of surgery.
When discharged the same day as total knee arthroplasty, even the unhealthiest patients have a low risk of major complication, shows a study.
In appropriate patients undergoing transfemoral TAVR, same-day discharge can yield comparable in-hospital and 30-day outcomes as next-day discharge, a new study shows.
Findings from a new study reinforce the safety and acceptability of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy as an outpatient procedure.
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In a recent study, Cleveland Clinic urologists found that same day discharge for patients undergoing robotic assisted pelvic floor reconstruction is just as safe as overnight stay, with no difference in outcomes or patient satisfaction.
A patient education module contributes to enhanced recovery after surgery and improves same-day discharge rates, according to the preliminary results of a study. Pelvic floor specialist Marie Fdiela Paraiso, MD, describes the module and how it complements recovery protocols.