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  DDW - Digestive Disease Week 2014
May 16-19, 2015
Washington DC United States
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Predictors of Inpatient Mortality and Resource Utilization of Elderly Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C (CH-C) in the United States
  "CH-C patients 65 and older who were hospitalized had inpatient cost of $16,70624104 and hospital length of stay (vs $7659 for 20-65 YO) [plus a longer length of stay].....
(LOS) of 67 days per episode of hospitalization. (Table 1). ........ older patients had greater severity of illness, greater number of diagnoses.....During the index hospitalization, 5.3% of these CH-C patients died. (Table 1)."
Reported by Jules Levin
DDW 2015 - May 17, 2015, Washington DC United States
Winnie Suen, Munkhzul Otgonsuren, Aaron Koenig, Bashir Noor, Yun Fang, Pegah Golabi, Zobair M. Younossi
1.Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, United States.
2.Betty and Guy Beatty Center for Integrated Research, Inova Health System, Falls Church, VA, United States.