Boston, MA Gastroenterostomy Cost Comparison

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A Gastroenterostomy in Boston costs $14,224 on average when you take the median of the 51 medical providers who perform Gastroenterostomy procedures in Boston, MA. There are 1 different types of Gastroenterostomy provided in Boston, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Boston providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Gastroenterostomy Providers in Boston, MA

Facility City Type
Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites Waltham Ambulatory Surgical Center
Quincy Medical Center Quincy Acute Care Hospital
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Newton Acute Care Hospital
Andover Surgery Center Andover Ambulatory Surgical Center
Milton Hospital Milton Acute Care Hospital
South Shore Hospital South Weymouth Acute Care Hospital
Mount Auburn Hospital Cambridge Acute Care Hospital
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Boston Acute Care Hospital
Caritas Carney Hospital Dorchester Acute Care Hospital
Winchester Hospital Winchester Acute Care Hospital
Northeast Ambulatory Center Stoneham Ambulatory Surgical Center
Exeter Hospital Exeter Acute Care Hospital
Saints Medical Center Lowell Acute Care Hospital
Beverly Hospital Beverly Acute Care Hospital
Frisbie Memorial Hospital Rochester Acute Care Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston Acute Care Hospital
Merrimack Valley Hospital Haverhill Acute Care Hospital
Northeast Surgical Care Newington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Parkland Medical Center Derry Acute Care Hospital
Jordan Hospital Plymouth Acute Care Hospital
Dana-farber Cancer Institute Boston Acute Care Hospital
Marlborough Hospital Marlborough Acute Care Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham Needham Acute Care Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston Acute Care Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston Acute Care Hospital
Barrington Surgical Care Barrington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Caritas Saint Elizabeth's Medical Boston Acute Care Hospital
Tufts-new England Medical Center Boston Acute Care Hospital
Lahey Clinic Medical Center Burlington Acute Care Hospital
Melrose Wakefield Hospital Melrose Acute Care Hospital
Derry Surgery Center Derry Ambulatory Surgical Center
Salem Surgery Center Salem Ambulatory Surgical Center
Caritas Holy Family Hospital Methuen Acute Care Hospital
Emerson Hospital Concord Acute Care Hospital
Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center Brockton Acute Care Hospital
New England Ambulatory Surgicenter Cambridge Ambulatory Surgical Center
Portsmouth Regional Hospital Portsmouth Acute Care Hospital
Wentworth-douglass Hospital Dover Acute Care Hospital
Faulkner Hospital Boston Acute Care Hospital
Boston Medical Center Boston Acute Care Hospital
Brockton Hospital Brockton Acute Care Hospital
Lowell General Hospital Lowell Acute Care Hospital
The Cambridge Hospital Cambridge Acute Care Hospital
Caritas Norwood Hospital Norwood Acute Care Hospital
Lawrence General Hospital Lawrence Acute Care Hospital
NSMC Union Hospital Lynn Acute Care Hospital
Nashoba Valley Medical Center Ayer Acute Care Hospital
Eastern Massachusetts Surgery Center Norwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metrowest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital Framingham Acute Care Hospital
New England Baptist Hospital Boston Acute Care Hospital
Anna Jaques Hospital Newburyport Acute Care Hospital

Gastroenterostomy Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Gastroenterostomies are often standard “open” procedures, though they are also performed laparoscopically. Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures are performed through tiny incisions, using an instrument with a camera attached (laparoscope) and a video monitor to guide the repair. This procedure is done for patients with peptic ulcer disease, tumors or problems with the stomach emptying into the small intestine. The surgeon attaches the stomach to the healthy part of the small intestine (this usually follows removal of part of the stomach or small intestine). Performed by a general surgeon in a hospital, gastroenterostomies require patients to be under general anesthesia. You will need to stay in the hospital for several days — until you can tolerate food, are able to walk without assistance, and your pain is manageable with oral medication.

Patient Preparation for Gastroenterostomy Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests — EGDs, X-rays of upper gastrointestinal tract, and serum electrolytes. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Also, tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention. Finally, tell your doctor if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You’ll need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Gastroenterostomy Surgery

The surgery itself takes one to two hours, but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). After the bladder and stomach are drained, the surgeon will use sutures or staples to join the stomach to the small intestine. Drains may be temporarily placed at the surgical to help blood and other fluids drain from your body. The incision will be closed using staples.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will moved to a hospital room. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.


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