Median pre-procedure time: 90 minutes (range: 60 to 164)
Average procedure time: 26 minutes (range: 7 to 55)
Median discharge time: 68 minutes (range: 40 to 132)
91 percent of patients said they were able to schedule procedures as soon as they wanted.
99 percent said they experienced little or no discomfort during the procedure.
98 percent said they were comfortable during post-discharge.
100 percent reported adequate understanding of the procedure.
100 percent had received written discharge instructions.
97 percent had begun walking (with or without crutches).
98 percent would recommend the procedure to a friend or relative.
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