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Table 5 Consumption of medical resources

From: A retrospective comparative study of endoscopic and microscopic Tympanoplasty

  Group p
TEES (n = 53) MES (n = 100)
Outpatient/Admission    < 0.0001
 Outpatient procedure 12 (22.6%) 1 (1.0%)  
 Admission procedure 41 (77.4%) 99 (99.0%)  
Anesthesia method    0.0007
 General (GA) 44 (83.0%) 98 (98.0%)  
 Local (LA) 9 (17.0%) 2 (2.0%)  
Average surgical time ± SD (mins) 87.8 ± 19.0 110.2 ± 17.0 < 0.0001
Average time under anesthesia ±SD (mins) (GA patients) 122.1 ± 21.3 145.8 ± 16.9 < 0.0001