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Table 1 Costs taken from hospital accounting

From: Preconditioning with levosimendan reduces postoperative low cardiac output in moderate-severe systolic dysfunction patients who will undergo elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a cost-effective strategy

UNITSCOSTS (€)
PROCEDURES 
 Surgery6269.20
 Hemofilter kit173.82
 Mechanical ventilation at ICU460.00
SUPPLEMENTAL TESTS
 Laboratory profile*85.96
 Electrocardiogram20.37
 Echocardiogram120.36
MEDICATION
 Amiodarone prophylaxis (tablet)0.11
 Amiodarone 150 mg (IV ampoule)0.25
 Furosemide 20 mg (IV ampoule)0.13
 Atorvastatin 20 mg (tablet)0.07
 Bisoprolol 5 mg (tablet)0.08
 Acetylsalicylic acid 100 mg (tablet)0.03
 Dalteparin 5000 IU (SC, prefilled syringe)0.31
 Acetaminophen 1 g IV (vial)0.53
 Norepinephrine 10 mg (1 vial)0.95
 Dobutamine 250 mg (1 vial)1.38
 Levosimendan581.63
 Oral paste/day5.50
 Decontaminating solution10.00
 Effluent bag8.98
STAYS
 Coronary care unit909.79
 ICU1266.95
 Hospital ward234.12
  1. €: euro, ICU: intensive care unit, IV: intravenous