SCI costs for initial hospitalization as reported by Dryden et al. (2005)

  Mean cost
Population Total Hospital Physician
Tetra complete $260,625 $243,682 $16,742
Tetra incomplete $76,962 $72,095 $4,866
Thoracic complete $179,698 $168,703 $10,995
Thoracic incomplete $59,479 $55,153 $4,686
Lumbar/Cauda Equina $80,567 $74,439 $6,128
Unspecified $27,757 $23,972 $3,785
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