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Table 4 Summary of total costs (cost-unit accounting) for risk-reducing surgical procedures compared with total revenues (negative values are represented in italics)

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

Operations Total hospital costs (cost-unit accounting)
Personnel Material Infrastructure Total costs
BRRM € 1359 € 753 € 475 € 2588
RRSO € 376 € 90 € 148 € 614
BRRM with immediate implant-based breast reconstruction  1987 € 619  2137 € −3504
BRRM and delayed implant-based breast reconstruction  768  2786  917 € −4471
BRRM with immediate DIEP-based breast reconstruction  722  287 € 157 € −852
BRRM with delayed DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 3520 € 347 € 1168 € 5035
  1. BRRM bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy, RRSO risk-reducing (bilateral) salpingo-oophorectomy, DIEP deep inferior epigastric perforator flap