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Table 2 DAIR treatment failure with subsequent treatment (n=27)

From: Surgical treatment approaches and reimbursement costs of surgical site infections post hip arthroplasty in Australia: a retrospective analysis

Treatment sequence† N (%) Average cost (AUD$) % of total cost Total average cost (AUD$)
2x DAIR 11 (40.7%) 23,026 31.7% 29,560
1x DAIR, 1-stage Revision 5 (18.5%) 31,769 19.9%
3x DAIR 3 (11.1%) 25,708 9.7%
1x DAIR, 1-stage Revision, 1x DAIR 2 (7.4%) 63,069 15.8%
1x DAIR, 2-stage Revision 1 (3.7%) 39,028 4.9%
1x DAIR, Excision 1 (3.7%) 23,973 3.0%
2x DAIR, Excision 1 (3.7%) 23,477 2.9%
3x DAIR, Excision 1 (3.7%) 34,698 4.3%
4x DAIR, Excision, 1x DAIR 1 (3.7%) 47,000 5.9%
8x DAIR 1 (3.7%) 14,566 1.8%
Total 27 (100%) 798,132 100%  
  1. †DAIR = Debridement, antibiotics and implant retention.