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Table 8 Value scores

From: A value-based evaluation of minimally invasive hysterectomy approaches

  Composite quality score Avg. hospital costs Value score Value ranking
LRH 11.5 4060.5 2.8 1
LSH 5.8 8227.1 0.7 4
RALH 6.0 9353.8 0.64 6
TLH 5.8 8372.1 0.69 5
LAVH 7.3 8054.5 0.9 3
TVH 8.0 6415.8 1.2 2
  1. LRH laparoscopic retroperitoneal hysterectomy, LSH laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, RALH robotically assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy, LAVH laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy, TVH total vaginal hysterectomy
  2. Value score = composite quality score/avg. hospital costs; where: quality = 75% (OT + complications) + 25% (patient satisfaction)