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Table 3 Mean postoperative inpatient cost breakdown for patients undergoing head and neck oncologic resection with microvascular reconstruction

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of a postoperative clinical care pathway in head and neck surgery with microvascular reconstruction

  Control (CAD) Pathway (CAD) Incremental cost (CAD) Cost reduction
Mean inpatient ward cost $15,975 $10,756 - $5219 32.7%
Mean return to OR cost $883 $310 - $573 64.9%
Mean ICU costs $5,875 $5,498 - $377 6.4%
Mean total postoperative inpatient cost $22,733 $16,564 - $6,169 27.1%
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