Table 2

Required effects for a robot-assisted procedure to compensate the additional costs if these effects would occur in only one variable at a time

Effect needed to compensate the additional costs of €1615 per robot-assisted procedure compared with laparoscopy*
Duration of operation (min)−116
Complication with Clavien-Dindo I/II−32%
Complication with Clavien-Dindo III–V−10%
Lasting complication−11%
Positive margin−32%
Hospitalization (day)−2.24
  • *The percentages in the table are absolute percentages, the percentage of patients in the total group of patients in which this must be prevented.

  • QALY, quality-adjusted life year.