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Table 4 Analysis of costs by type of complication

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

  No complication Any complication Wound disruption Deep wound infection Superficial wound infection Suture line failure
  n = 346 n = 184 n = 23 n = 28 n = 30 n = 21
  EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR
Ward care 3842 ± 118 9458 ± 1200* 17991 ± 8043* 16531 ± 6142* 6647 ± 642* 23586 ± 9270*
Surgery 5144 ± 125 8218 ± 467* 8385 ± 841* 8790 ± 932* 6723 ± 563* 13836 ± 3016*
Postoperative/ ICU 754 ± 66 1949 ± 264* 2061 ± 564* 1569 ± 338* 1310 ± 30* 2022 ± 398*
  1. Values represent mean ± SE.
  2. *p > 0.05 Mann–Whitney test.