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Table 5 Operating costs

From: Cost comparison between open radical cystectomy, laparoscopic radical cystectomy, and robot-assisted radical cystectomy for patients with bladder cancer: a systematic review of segmental costs

AuthorUrinary diversionOperating cost (ORC) (%)Operating cost (RARC) (%)ORC mean operating time (min)RARC mean operating time (min)
Bansal [13]Ileal conduit, Orthotopic neobladder$6464 (47.8%)$10,140 (63.1%)192a265a
Bochner [23]Ileal conduit, Orthotopic neobladderincluded in total cost330b464b
Martin [21]Ileal conduitN.A. (for institutional reason)320a280a
Lee [22]cIleal conduit, Orthotopic neobladder, Continent cutaneous$10,384 (40.7–50.1%)$14,556 (64.1–70.5%)420d444
Smith [11]N.A.$9304 (57.3%)$9527 (65.3%)228e246e
  1. Operating costs, proportion of the costs to the total cost, and operative time of the included studies. The operating costs included operating room occupation costs, personnel fee, disposable equipment, and anesthesia. aNo statistical comparison; b significantly different between ORC and RARC; cpresented as median costs; dsurgeon fees not included; and eoccupancy time was reported