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Table 8 Costs of managing incontinence

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. (€)
Treatment of symptoms    
Out-patient    
Specialist practitioner    
Consultation fee 1 1.75 1.75
Treatment fee > 60 yrs 1 21.20 21.20
Insuree lump sum 1 9.11 9.11
General practitioner    
Consultation fee 2 1.75 3.50
Treatment fee > 60 yrs 2 35.75 71.50
Insuree lump sum 2 15.77 31.54
Remedies and aids    
Pads 983 0.36 350.53
Diapers (20 × 20) 19 0.56 10.3
Net trousers for pads/diapers 0.95 10 9.5
Physiotherapy (Pelvic floor) 12 15 180
Balloon catheter 0.6 21.18 12.7
Bed bag sterile 6.1 2.51 15.3
Leg bag sterile 6.1 4.51 27.4
Sum    744.34