Figure 29B. Type of cholecystectomy procedure among adults 18 years of age and over, by location of care: United States, 2006.

Figure 29BType of cholecystectomy procedure among adults 18 years of age and over, by location of care: United States, 2006

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* Nearly all ambulatory surgery visits that did not result in hospital admission were laparoscopic procedures.

NOTES: Cholecystectomy is gallbladder removal. See data table for Figure 29.

SOURCES: CDC/NCHS, National Hospital Discharge Survey and National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery.

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