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Table 4

Minimum direct cost estimation.

Unitary cost Price ($) Time ATT Cost/patient ($)
RBC transfusion* 230.59 24 hours −47.55% −109.64
  >24 h – discharge −33.96% −78.31
PT transfusion* 531.56 24 h −28.86% −153.51
FP transfusion* 201.72 24 h −10.31% −20.78
  >24 h – discharge −3.99% −8.04
Daily ICU stay 1299.33 −16.28% −211.57
HAR application 0 0.00
Total amount −581.70

Abbreviations: ATT: Average treatment effect on treated, RBC: Red Blood Cells; PT: platelets; FP: Fresh plasma; HAR: Hematic Antegrade Repriming; HCU: High Care Unit; ICU: Intensive Care Unit.

*Includes transfusional fix expenses. Prices obtained from: [15].

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