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Table 5 Comparison of mean cost difference with implementation of MSBOS

From: “It’s a precious gift, not to waste”: is routine cross matching necessary in orthopedics surgery? Retrospective study of 699 patients in 9 different procedures

Procedure Total Cases Mean units of PCV cross-matched Mean Cost (USDa) Mean Cost with MSBOS (USDa) Cost Difference (USDa)
Total Hip Replacement 72 2.69 130.2 39.2 91
Total Knee Replacement 128 2.26 109.4 13.1 96.3
Open Reduction Internal Fixation 120 2.23 107.9 31.9 76
Closed Reduction Internal Fixation 145 2.42 117.1 22.3 94.8
Minor Wound Debridement 81 1.94 93.9 46.5 47.4
Major Wound Debridement 58 3.07 148.6 119.1 29.5
Tumor Resection 31 4.58 221.7 147.6 74.1
Arthroscopy 40 1.53 74.1 4.36 69.74
Hand and Microvascular Surgeries 24 2.5 121.0 21.3 99.7
  1. aUSD United States Dollar