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Table 1 Personnel costs compared with revenue (cost-unit accounting) in different professional groups for risk-reducing surgical procedures (negative values are represented in italics)

From: Cost effectiveness of bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy

Operations Personnel costs (cost-unit accounting) for hospital services
Medical Nursing Med.–Tech. Total costs
BRRM € 670 € 180 € 509 € 1359
RRSO € 307 € 25 € 45 € 376
BRRM with immediate implant-based breast reconstruction  459  1521 € −6 € −1987
BRRM and delayed implant-based breast reconstruction  136  362  270 € −768
BRRM with immediate DIEP-based breast reconstruction  571 € 608  759 € −722
BRRM with delayed DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 1802 € 501 € 1216 € 3520
  1. BRRM bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy, RRSO risk-reducing (bilateral) salpingo-oophorectomy, DIEP deep inferior epigastric perforator flap