Table 3.

Median annual vascular access-related costs in patients with an initial AVF, an initial AVG, or no access surgery

ParameterAVFAVGCVCP Value, AVG versus AVFP Value, CVC versus AVF
No. of patients29511371
Percutaneous procedures, median $/yr [IQR]1879 [371–4290]2438 [444–4593]3860 [1586–7759]0.28<0.001
Surgical access procedures, median $/yr [IQR]4857 [2523–8835]2819 [1411–4274]<0.001
Hospitalization for CRB, median $/yr [IQR]0 [0–6345]0 [0–7171]26,709 [9746–56,794]0.13<0.001
Total access-related cost, median $/yr [IQR]10,642 [5406–19,878]6810 [3718–13,651]28,709 [11,793–66,917]0.001<0.001