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Research Article

sFlt-1/PlGF Ratio as a Predictive Marker in Women with Suspected Preeclampsia: An Economic Evaluation from a Swiss Perspective

Table 3

Inpatient costs based on two Swiss hospitals (Lucerne Cantonal Hospital and Basel University Hospital [16, 17]).

IndicationN (%)Effective length of stay, median (days)Effective length of stay, mean (days)Median cost based on effective costs (€)Mean cost based on effective costs (€)Total costs (€)

Suspected preeclampsia without birth36 (12)3.04.55,2256,300
Vaginal birth with preeclampsia101 (34)4.05.48,32110,715
C-section birth with preeclampsia164 (54)6.07.814,01017,094
All301 (100)5.06.68,1029,5044,112,399

Inpatient costs were derived from registries for each hospital. Of the 36 patients with suspected preeclampsia who did not give birth, three were admitted for only 24 hours. Seven women were excluded due to hospitalization after birth or abortion.

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