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Table 3 Results of base case and deterministic sensitivity analyses in the open and laparoscopic surgery cohorts

From: Cost-effectiveness of the prevention of adhesions and adhesive small bowel obstruction after colorectal surgery with adhesion barriers: a modelling study

Strategy Costs Percentage adhesions Percentage ASBO Costs per patient with adhesions prevented
Open cohort
 Baseline     
  No barrier $4474 88.9% 8.6%  
  Barrier $4372 45.3% 5.8% Dominant
Best-case scenario     
  No barrier $4474 88.9% 8.6%  
  Barrier $4129 38.2% 3.0% Dominant
Worst-case scenario     
  No barrier $4474 88.9% 8.6%  
  Barrier $4789 54.2% 11.3% $908
Laparoscopic cohort
 Baseline     
  No barrier $4179 62.3% 6.6%  
  Barrier $4220 31.8% 4.5% $135
Best-case scenario     
  No barrier $4179 62.3% 6.6%  
  Barrier $4016 26.8% 2.3% Dominant
Worst-case scenario     
  No barrier $4179 62.3% 6.6%  
  Barrier $4576 38.0% 8.7% $1663