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Table 3 Length of stay, In- hospital costs, 90 day re-admission and re-operations rates and Interspinous vs fusion group

From: Length of stay, costs, and complications in lumbar disc herniation surgery by standard PLIF versus a new dynamic interspinous stabilization technique

  Group 1(Interspinous) Group 2 (fusion) p-value
Total Number (n = 67) 31 36  
Length of Staya 2.16 (±1.18) days 4.52 (±1.76)days < 0.001
Total In-Hospital Costsa,b 1066.20 (±284.34) € 1821.97 (±460.41) € < 0.001
The stay cost (laundry, catering). 288.62 (±154.25) € 575.07 (± 227.09) € < 0.001
Complementary tests cost 4.92 (±7.21) € 19.08 (±49.32) € 0.121
Human resources cost 596.67 (±158.56) € 937.29 (±190.32) € < 0.001
Surgical or medical material costb 175.98(±109.30)€ 290.52 (±201.10) € 0.006
90 Days Readmissionc 4 (12.9%) 4 (11.1%) >0.999
90 Days Re-operationc 1 (3.2%) 1 (2.8%) >0.999
  1. aMean and standard deviation
  2. bImplant price, interspinous device (1500€) or PLIF pedicle screws and cage (3000€)not included
  3. cNumber of patients and percentage by groups