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Table 2 Costs associated with inpatient and outpatient interventions

From: Cost effectiveness of outpatient lumbar discectomy

  Setting p value
Inpatient (N = 20) Outpatient (N = 20)
Operatory Room Costs €883.73 €630.14  < 0.001
Drugs and related €44.39 €24.63  < 0.001
OR supplies €79.54 €69.43 0.014
Staff €560.08 €468.38  < 0.001
Other costs €199.72 €67.70  < 0.001
Hotel Costs €593.93  
Drugs and related €39.73  
Medical supplies €57.28  
Staff €355.53  
Other costs €112.57  
Diagnostic tests €28.83  
Overall Costs €1477.66 €630.14  < 0.001
  1. OR costs are costs related with the procedure. Hotel costs are costs related with hospital stay. N, number. OR, Operatory Room. Values are presented as mean
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