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Table 6 Healthcare Cost of the Two Groups

From: Comparison of lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression and minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for one-level lumbar spinal stenosis

  LE-ULBD MIS-TLIF P value
N 32 80
Surgery cost 7125.4 ± 852.3 (6221–8256) 10,479.5 ± 1100.6 (8999–14,359) < 0.001
Anesthesia cost 3609.2 ± 388.6 (3359–5424) 3855.5 ± 311.4 (3207–4259) < 0.001
Surgical equipment and medical materials cost 3900.0 ± 0.0 (3900–3900) 41,864.2 ± 7684.8 (33333–54,245) < 0.001
  1. N indicates number of patients included in the statistical analysis, LE-ULBD lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression, MIS-TLIF minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion; healthcare cost was compared in China Yuan (CNY)
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