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Table 6 Comparison of total hospital costs and revenues from the DRG reimbursement system for different combinations of risk-reducing surgical procedures including simultaneous RRSO (negative values are represented in italics)

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

  Costs Revenues Differences
Simultaneous BRRM + RRSO € 6190 € 6619 € 429
BRRM + RRSO with immediate implant-based breast reconstruction € 12569 € 6905 € −5664
BRRM + RRSO and delayed implant-based breast reconstruction € 15367 € 8735  6632
BRRM + RRSO with immediate DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 16630 € 13618 € −3012
BRRM + RRSO with delayed DIEP-based breast reconstruction € 17360 € 20234 € 2874
  1. BRRM bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy, RRSO risk-reducing (bilateral) salpingo-oophorectomy, DIEP deep inferior epigastric perforator flap