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Table 3 Out-patient costs of prostatectomy

From: The cost-utility of open prostatectomy compared with active surveillance in early localised prostate cancer

Item Quantity p.a. Price/unit (€) Total costs p.a. (€)
Follow-up year < 2 2-4 > 4   < 2 2-4 > 4
PSA value 4 2 1 4.8 19.20 9.60 4.80
Consultation fee 4 2 1 1.75 7.00 3.5 1.75
Treatment fee > 60 yrs 4 2 1 21.20 84.80 42.40 21.20
Insuree lump sum 4 2 1 9.11 36.45 18.22 9.11
  1. PSA = Prostate Specific Antigen.