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Table 4 Base case results

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

 Cost per patient (€)Mean ICU stay per patient (days)Mean PO ward stay per patient (days)Patients with no complications (% of total)
tervention (Levosimendan)14,792.332.506.4653.85
No intervention17,006.945.706.4031.71
Difference2274.61−3.200.0622.14
  1. ICU: Intensive Care Unit; €:euro; PO: post-operative