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Table 3 Unit costs

From: Cost of illness of hyponatremia in the United States

Resource Item Office ER/Inpatient
  Professional Fee Professional Fee Facility Fee/Lab Fee
Office and ER Costs    
Initial Visit $110.50 $130.77 $157.50
Follow-up visit $71.00 N/A N/A
Chest X-Ray $122.00 $42.57 $55.50
MRI $1,852.50 $388.28 $382.00
Chest CT $1,067.50 $320.68 $352.00
Abdominal CT $923.00 $253.94 $281.50
Urine osmolality $31.00 $31.00 $9.52
TSH $66.00 $66.00 $23.47
ACTH stimulation test $159.50 $159.50 $53.97
Basic metabolic panel $39.50 $39.50 $11.83
Venipuncture    $3.00
Inpatient costs    
Patients admitted for hyponatremia    
   Total cost of hospital stay    $6,926.00
Patients admitted for another condition    
   Per diem (general ward)    $500.00
   Per diem (ICU)    $1,100.00
Consultation   $106.00