Table 5Mean costs and standard errors used in the base-case analysis and probabilistic sensitivity analysis

CostsMean (£)Standard error (£)Reference
Diagnostic/therapeutic colonoscopy517.00178.92NHS reference costs 2008/09 (2010)
Pathology for adenoma26.0021.50NHS reference costs 2008/09 (2010)
Pathology for cancer250.00277.98Tappenden et al. (2004)
Lifetime cost
 Dukes' A11,965.786490.90Tappenden and Pilgrim (2010)
 Dukes' B16,224.503811.55Tappenden and Pilgrim (2010)
 Dukes' C21,033.602368.03Tappenden and Pilgrim, (2010)
 Dukes' D24,096.802050.62Tappenden and Pilgrim (2010)

From: Appendix 8, Cost-effectiveness analysis of colonoscopic surveillance: adenomas

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