*The calculator is pre-populated with data according to a study published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery by Dr. Chao.1

**The representative savings of the Hospital in the above matrix is based on the referenced articles.2-5

References:

  1. Chao HH. Torchiana DF. BioGlue: Albumin/ Glutaraldehyde Sealant in Cardiac Surgery. J Card Surg. 2003;18:500-3
  2. The 2011 National Blood Collection and Utilization Survey Report. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
  3. The 2007 National Blood Collection and Utilization Survey Report. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
  4. Dasta JF, et al. Daily cost of an intensive care unit day: the contribution of mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2005 Jun;33(6):1266-71
  5. Protection from High Medical Costs: www.healthcare.gov/why-coverage-is-important/protection-from-high-medical-costs

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