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Table 5 Cost reduction rate for each category in VSP comparing with CSP

From: Comparison of time and cost between conventional surgical planning and virtual surgical planning in orthognathic surgery in Korea

Category Step Group I (%) Group II (%)
Outpatient workup Clinical photograph -
2D radiography and CBCT
Interview
Impression 49.6* 3.6
Facebow transfer 100*  
Bite registration 54.2* 5.2
Subtotal 40.6* 2.3
Office workup Surgical planning −22.7* −20.2*
Mounting (Hanau articulator) 100* -
Mounting (simple articulator) 5.6 −0.001
Subtotal 4.5 −17.3
Laboratory Case confirm −100* −100*
Stent fabrication 76.8* 74.6*
Stent cost −32.9* −31.7*
Subtotal −12.0 −19.7*
Total 9.1 18.6*
  1. Abbreviations: CSP conventional surgical planning, VSP virtual surgical planning
  2. *Statistically significant (P < 0.01)