Paxeon Reconstruction, a manufacturer of best-in-class orthopedic products including derivative and emerging products, announces that Dr. Christian Christensen has completed a retrospective study that included 147 patients that underwent total hip arthroplasty in an outpatient surgery center.
Total hip arthroplasty has traditionally been performed in hospitals with a 3-5 day hospital stay. More recently, these surgeries have been done in outpatient surgery centers. These surgery centers have allowed higher levels of surgeon control and increased patient satisfaction. Performing traditionally inpatient procedures in an outpatient arena has allowed the opportunity for cost savings that can be shared by patients, surgeons, and surgery center owners. Cost savings are experienced by decreasing the length of facility stay and also by decreasing the material expenses associated with performing total hip arthroplasty.
Dr. Christensen of Lexington, Kentucky has compared the cost of performing total hip arthroplasty with a Paxeon product versus performing the procedure with both a Stryker and a Biomet product. Over a calendar year, these 147 cases were performed with a savings of more than $2,700 per Biomet hip and $1,040 per Stryker hip.
Since Dr. Christensen used the value based Paxeon product, an annual savings of over $400,000 per Biomet hip and over $150,000 per Stryker hip was realized. All hips were uncemented and included a ceramic head and a cross-linked polyethylene.
Kyle Sineath, President of Paxeon Reconstruction said: “We are thankful to Dr. Christensen for bringing to light the fact that our implants can result in massive savings to the healthcare system.”
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Paxeon Reconstruction builds best-in-class orthopaedic products, including derivative and emerging products. We collaborate with hospitals, health systems and physicians to create alignment and utilization of value-based solutions combined with efficiency models for today’s changing healthcare environment. Paxeon Reconstruction offer the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of orthopaedic products and services for joint reconstruction. Paxeon Reconstruction has a celebrated clinical history, and has evolved to meet the needs of the changing orthopaedics marketplace. The history that weaves the fabric of the Paxeon Reconstruction is one that is rich with innovation and demonstrates sustained leadership in an ever-changing landscape of patient and professional needs.