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Table 4 Costs of a treatment in CRRT in CVVHDF mode with heparin-protamine hydrochloride, and epoprostenol

From: Cost analysis of blood purification: a tool for decision-making and supply chain optimization

level 0 CRRT with HPE anticoagulation
level 1 Replacement fluids Anticoagulant Medical devices Equipment Process
  Replacement bags 5 L Dialysate bags 5 L Effluent bags 10 L Heparin vial 25,000 U.I. Protamine vial 50 mg/5 ml Epoprostenol 0,5 mg plus 50 ml diluent Filter/ equipment Dressing Double lumen catheter Machine utilization Disinfectants Priming solution Electricity Nursing staff Laboratory tests Liquid waste Solid waste
Unitary costs € 0.17 € 0.38 € 2.46 € 1.00 € 1.00
total costs raw material € 5.76 € 163.40 € 9.84 € 248.07 € 6.95
  Total costs replacement fluids Total anticoagulant costs Total costs medical devices Total costs equipment Total process costs
€ 434,02