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Table 2 Cost data used in the model for sNPWT compared to standard care in patients following CABG surgery

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of single use negative pressure wound therapy dressings (sNPWT) compared to standard of care in reducing surgical site complications (SSC) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery

Cost component Mean cost Lower value Upper value Source
Cost of hospital stay in ICU ward (inclusive of all done inpatient) €1400.00 €1050.00 €1750.00 [20]
Intermediate ward €850.00 €637.50 €1062.50 ibid
General ward cost/day €200.00 €150.00 €250.00  
CABG procedure (code 5–361.a: “Application of an aortocoronary bypass”) €15,135.58 €11,351.69 €18,919.48 ibid
Cost of revision CABG procedure €24,740.45 €18,555.34 €30,925.56 ibid
Outpatient rehabilitation €1726.46 €1294.85 €2158.08 [21]
Community doctor consultation fee per quarter €16.53 €12.40 €20.66 [22]
Electrocardiography €16.53 €12.40 €20.66 ibid
Community Cardiologist €21.06 €15.80 €26.33 ibid
Duplex-Electrocardiography €71.50 €53.63 €89.38 ibid
Home visits €11.53 €8.65 €14.41 ibid
sNPWT unit cost €153.00 €114.75 €191.25 a
  1. Abbreviations: CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, sNPWT single use negative pressure wound therapy, Gamma distribution was used for costs, we assumed the cost values will be 25% above and below the mean value to calculate the lower and upper values. aData obtained from manufacturer