TABLE 39Biochemical recurrence estimated by doubling the rates from Menon and colleagues181 and using an OR = 0.89 favouring robotic prostatectomy

VariableProbabilityLower limitaUpper limita
Robotic surgery
Biochemical recurrence event rate 1 year0.02220.01670.0278
Biochemical recurrence event rate 3 years0.01640.01230.0205
Biochemical recurrence event rate 5 years0.01700.01270.0212
Biochemical recurrence event rate 7 years0.01770.01330.0221
Laparoscopic surgery
Biochemical recurrence event rate 1 year0.02500.01870.0312
Biochemical recurrence event rate 3 years0.02180.01640.0273
Biochemical recurrence event rate 5 years0.01910.01430.0239
Biochemical recurrence event rate 7 years0.01990.01490.0248
a

Upper and lower limits of triangular distribution calculated at ±25% of the point estimate.

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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