Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021 Apr 24;259:140-145. Epub 2021 Feb 24.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Women's Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States; Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States; UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, United States; Department of Health Administration and Public Health, John G. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, United States.
Objective: Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures. Same-day discharge (SDD) is increasingly utilized for minimally invasive hysterectomies, but its uptake varies across healthcare systems and surgical specialties. An evidence-based initiative was developed to aid in the incorporation of SDD into the practice of minimally invasive hysterectomy (MIH) in the UPMC Health System. Read More