TABLE 41Sensitivity analysis using a lifetime time horizon

Surgical capacityInterventionMean cost (£)Mean QALYsICER (£)Probability cost-effective at different threshold values for WTP per QALY
£0£10,000£20,000£30,000£50,000
200Robotic917912.1214360.001.001.001.001.00
Laparoscopic807511.361.000.000.000.000.00
150Robotic993712.1224220.001.001.001.001.00
Laparoscopic807511.361.000.000.000.000.00
100Robotic11,18412.1240450.001.001.001.001.00
Laparoscopic807511.361.000.000.000.000.00
50Robotic15,99812.1210,3060.000.411.001.001.00
Laparoscopic807511.361.000.590.000.000.00
200aRobotic830912.123040.001.001.001.001.00
Laparoscopic807511.361.000.000.000.000.00

ICER, incremental cost-effectiveness ratio; WTP, willingness to pay.

a

Based on an equipment cost per procedure of £2595.92, derived from the use of a da Vinci S EZ (three-arm) system.

From: 6, Results of the 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.
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