TABLE 22Parameter values with distributions and sources for the perioperative state for individuals undergoing robotic or laparoscopic prostatectomy

Perioperative stateValueProbabilityInterquartile rangeAssigned distributionSource
Robotic surgery
Age (years)61.539–74TriangularSystematic review
Rate of pelvic lymphectomy (%)58.2043.65–72.75TriangularSharma 2011177
Conversion to alternative surgical technique (%)0.30.03–2.16TriangularOllendorf 20102
Operative time (minutes)225NASystematic review
Clavien risk factor I10.0210.006–0.064Log-normalSystematic review
Clavien risk factor II20.0390.016–0.064Log-normalSystematic review
Clavien risk factor IIIa30.0050.000–0.033Log-normalSystematic review
Clavien risk factor IIIb30.0090.002–0.033Log-normalSystematic review
Clavien risk factor IVa40.0060.001–0.027Log-normalSystematic review
Clavien risk factor V (death)51.39 × 10−191.22 × 10−61−1.60 × 10−20Log-normalSystematic review
Laparoscopic surgery
Age (years)6343–76TriangularSystematic review
Rate of pelvic lymphectomy58.94%43.7–72.8% (triangular)Sharma 2011177
Conversion to alternative surgical technique0.009%0.000–0.018 (triangular)Ollendorf 20102
Operative time (minutes)237.5N/ASystematic review
Clavien risk factor I10.0410.000–0.167 (log-normal)Systematic review
Clavien risk factor II20.0720.019–0.143 (log-normal)Systematic review
Clavien risk factor IIIa30.0130.000–0.077 (log-normal)Systematic review
Clavien risk factor IIIb30.0360.010–0.160 (log-normal)Systematic review
Clavien risk factor IVa40.0080.000–0.039 (log-normal)Systematic review
Clavien risk factor V (death)50.0020.0004–0.0023 (log-normal)Systematic review

NA, not applicable.

From: 5, Methods for health economic evaluation

Cover of Systematic Review and Economic Modelling of the Relative Clinical Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness of Laparoscopic Surgery and Robotic Surgery for Removal of the Prostate in Men with Localised Prostate Cancer
Systematic Review and Economic Modelling of the Relative Clinical Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness of Laparoscopic Surgery and Robotic Surgery for Removal of the Prostate in Men with Localised Prostate Cancer.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.41.
Ramsay C, Pickard R, Robertson C, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Nov.
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