Table A.6Cost data for surgical treatments used in the model

ParameterCost per unit (£)Source
Initial consultation (20 minutes)27.66PSSRU
Second consultation (20 minutes)27.66PSSRU
Preoperative clinic with nurse (20 minutes)10.00PSSRU
Full blood count3.06Royal Free Hospital
Transvaginal ultrasound (TVS)107.49Critchley69 and guideline analysis of imaging techniques
Cost per surgery (hysterectomy or myomectomy)2762.88Lumsden (unpublished data)
Cost per TCRE treatment1324.53Garside334
Cost per MEA treatment1123.22Garside334
Cost per TBEA treatment985.90Garside334

MEA = microwave endometrial ablation; PSSRU = Unit Costs of Health and Social Care (Personal Social Services Research Unit) 2005; TBEA = thermal balloon endometrial ablation; TCRE = transcervical resection of the endometrium.

From: Appendix A, Health economics

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