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Table 1 Input parameters

From: Cost-utility analysis of dynamic intraligamentary stabilization versus early reconstruction after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament

input parameter baseline-value SA/PSA Source
cost inpatient surgery (DIS & ACLR) 3,605.09€ - G-DRG catalogue
cost DIS (Ligamys) 1,284.00€ - Mathys AG, Bettlach
cost monobloc removal (DIS) 398.85 € 2,190.83€ Eggli et al. (2016) [33], expert opinion, G-DRG catalogue
cost medical devices (ACLR) 532.00€ - payer data
average costs of rehab per cycle 82.00€ - payer data
cost medication (ACLR) 117.92€ - official tariff (Lauer Taxe)
cost medication (DIS) 58.86€ - official tariff (Lauer Taxe)
disutility for revision surgery 0.05 0–0.1 Mather et al. (2014) [6]
monobloc removal rate (DIS) 0.241 0.05 Henle et al. (2015) [11]
probability of revision surgery (DIS) 0.029 - Henle et al. (2015) [11]
probability of revision surgery (ACLR) 0.025 0.0025–0.14 Janssen et al. (2012); Magnussen et al. (2010); Lind et al. (2012); Frobell et al. (2013) [1, 4, 15, 31]
days in hospital (DIS) 2 - Henle et al. (2015) [11]
days in hospital (ACLR) 5 - Geiger et al. (2013) [25]
discount rate 0.03 0–0.05% german HTA guidelines [26]
number of prescriptions for rehab 2 - payer data
hrQoL baseline (DIS) 0.85 beta dist. 0.85 +/- 0.09 study data on file
hrQoL baseline (ACLR) 0.80 beta dist. 0.80 +/- 0.11 Mather et al. (2014) [6]
hrQoL first 12 m (DIS) 0.79375 beta dist. 0.79375 +/- 0.1 study data on file
hrQoL first 12 m (ACLR) 0.79813 beta dist. 0.79813 +/- 0.11 Mather et al. (2014) [6]
hrQoL after revision (DIS) lq_ACLR_norm   Assumption; equals the baseline hrQoL of ACLR because ACLR treatment is the revision therapy for DIS
hrQoL after revision (ACLR) 0.755 0.71–0.8 Lind/Menhert et al. (2012); Spindler et al. (2011); Lind/Lund et al. (2012); Wright et al.(2011) [15, 17, 27, 30]
time to revision surgery in months (ACLR) 21.6 9.6–33.6 Lind/Menhert et al. (2012) [15]
time to revision surgery in months (DIS) 11.1 3.5–24.3 Henle et al. (2015) [11]