Table 10Cost of artificial urinary sphincter (AUS)

Resources usedFrequencyUnit cost of resourceSource of cost
AUS implant10 years£4,137National Schedule of Reference Costs 2006-07– HRG code LB21Z
Urology visit6 months£75National Schedule of Reference Costs 2006-07– Consultant led follow-up attendance – outpatient face-to-face – Urology
Urodynamic studiesOne-off£165National Schedule of Reference Costs 2006-07 - Outpatient procedure LB42Z

From: Appendix F, Cost-effectiveness analysis

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