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Table 3 Results

From: Evaluation of autologous platelet rich plasma for cardiac surgery: outcome analysis of 2000 patients

  Control n = 1000 PRP n = 1000 p value
Infection Deep Sternal Wound 20 6 0.009
Superficial Sternal Wound 80 20 0.0001
Readmission 40 8 0.0001
Cost ($) Deep Sternal Wound 1,158,840 172,471 0.0001
Superficial Sternal Wound 98, 120 36,320 0.0087
Platelet Rich Plasma 0 385,000 0.0001
Total 1,256,960 593,791 0.012
  1. The number of patients with deep and superficial infections along with the cost of their management including the cost of the platelet rich plasma