International Journal of Vascular Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Comparison of the Efficacy and Cost of Different Venous Leg Ulcer Dressings: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Table 2

Results for different types of modern dressings. The mean healing rate was 0.415 cm2/week with a standard deviation of 0.383 and the mean cost of dressings was 4.78 GBP with a standard deviation of 4.816. The standard error was 0.111.

AgeGenderInitial ulcer area [cm2]Final ulcer area [cm2]Change in ulcer area [cm2]Duration of change [weeks]Rate of healing [cm2/weeks]Dressing typeEstimated cost of dressing per patient [GBP]

88M2.502.530.83Atrauman Ag0.15
58F0.800.880.1Atrauman Ag0.13
78F505220.23Medihoney 6.6
84F5.8505.85170.34Aquacel Ag9.54
59F404260.15Aquacel Ag9.98
88F2.2402.24130.17Medihoney, Actifoam3.33

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