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Table 5 Direct comparison of total hospital costs and revenues from the DRG reimbursement system for risk-reducing surgical procedures in a University hospital in the Germany (negative values are represented in italics)

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

  Costs Revenues Differences
BRRM € 4031 € 6619 € 2588
RRSO € 2161 € 2775 € 614
BRRM with immediate implant-based breast reconstruction € 10409 € 6905 € −3504
BRRM and delayed implant-based breast reconstruction € 13206 € 8735  4471
BRRM with immediate DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 14470 € 13618 € −852
BRRM with delayed DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 15199 € 20234 € 5035
  1. BRRM bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy, RRSO risk-reducing (bilateral) salpingo-oophorectomy, DIEP deep inferior epigastric perforator flap