Table 2

Health Care Resource Use and Costs During 1-Year Follow-Up

TAVR
(n = 390)
SAVR
(n = 357)
Difference
(95% CI)
p Value
Follow-up hospitalizations1.0 ± 1.40.8 ± 1.30.1 (–0.1 to 0.3)0.16
 Cardiovascular0.4 ± 0.80.4 ± 0.80.1 (–0.1 to 0.1)1.00
 Noncardiovascular0.6 ± 1.10.5 ± 0.90.1 (0.0 to 0.3)0.06
Rehabilitation days9.5 ± 26.313.2 ± 22.9–3.7 (–7.2 to –0.1)0.04
Other chronic care days10.3 ± 44.48.8 ± 28.91.4 (–4.0 to 6.9)0.60
Costs, $
 Index admission69,592 ± 24,387 [62,860]58,332 ± 32,653 [48,952]11,260 (7,143 to 15,378)<0.001
 Follow-up hospitalizations12,208 ± 22,315 [0]10,831 ± 18,890 [0]1,376 (–1,509 to 4,348)0.37
 Residential care14,335 ± 33,474 [0]18,216 ± 30,544 [7,580]–3,881 (–8,062 to 845)0.10
 Other outpatient services2,224 ± 3,059 [1,630]1,772 ± 2,357 [1,053]452 (67 to 842)0.03
 Total follow-up costs28,766 ± 45,831 [12,425]30,819 ± 40,411 [17,379]–2,053 (–8,032 to 4,338)0.52
 Total 12-month costs98,358 ± 54,75789,151 ± 53,8289,207 (1,694 to 18,177)0.02

Values are mean ± SD [median].

Abbreviations as in Table 1.