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Table 3 Outcome, length of stay, and total costs by type of complication

From: Hospital costs associated with surgical morbidity after elective colorectal procedures: a retrospective observational cohort study in 530 patients

Outcome N Length of stay in days Total costs (EUR)
   Median (range) Mean + _ SE
No complication 344 9 (3–34) 12410 ± 384
Any complication 186 16 *(4–205) 25680 ± 2289*
Wound disruption 23 23* (7–50) 29230 ± 3022*
Suture/Staple line dehiscence 21 30* (6–205) 47306 ±17194*
Superficial site infection 30 15,5* (4–43) 21406 ± 2497*
Deep wound infection 28 22.5* (6–8) 27145 ± 3118*
Reoperation 55 28* (6–205) 38050 ± 2427*
Surgery-related deaths 6 19* (5–52) 25102 ± 5985*
  1. *p > 0.05 Mann–Whitney test.