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Would You Operate On This Patient? - October 2015 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 6 4 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 5 z JOINT EFFORT Knee replacements can be done in outpatient facilities with a perfectly executed multidisciplinary team approach. Mount Carmel Health System 3 Key Debates in Same-Day Knee Replacement Daniel Cook Executive Editor Experts discuss the roles of robotics, vendor reps and anes- thesia in the out- patient evolution. O utpatient knee replacement is one of surgery's hottest trends, but questions persist about how to best prepare patients for same-day discharge. Is robotics necessary? Do you really need to work with vendor reps? Is regional anesthesia a better option than inhalational? Whether you're thinking about adding outpa- tient knees or you already host the procedures, read on to find out what experts say about those key considerations.

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