The top 10 procedures performed in ASCs

Definitive Healthcare listed the top 10 procedures at ASCs using 2017 data from its commercial claims analytics platform.

The top 10 procedures:

1. Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant, 1 stage: 848,563
2. Aspiration from or injection into a major joint (shoulder, hip, knee): 592,390
3. Injection of drug into the eye: 225,248
4. Injection of transforaminal epidural into lumbar.sacral spine: 218,745
5. YAG Laser Capsulotomy; after cataract laser surgery: 181,564
6. Injection(s) of diagnostic or therapeutic substance(s) into lumbar/sacral spine (i.e. anesthetic, opioid, steroid): 143,457
7. Paravertebral injection to facet joint, lumbar/sacral spine, 1 level: 138,535
8. Paravertebral injection to facet joint, lumbar/sacral spine, 2 level: 107,268
9. Injection of nerve block (anesthetic agent): 100,024
10. Create eardrum opening: 97,654

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