Copyright ©The Author(s) 2016.
World J Gastroenterol. Jul 7, 2016; 22(25): 5753-5760
Published online Jul 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i25.5753
Table 1 Projected histology costs by biopsy protocol
Biopsy protocolsCost of biopsies for cohort, n = 263 (£/$)Cost per patientCost reduction vs seattle protocol
Seattle protocol:£278832.60£1060.20
4QBS every 1 cm individual cassettes$428929.60$1630.91
Cleveland protocol:£139416.30£530.1050% reduction
4QBS every 2 cm individual cassettes$214464.80$815.46
Portsmouth protocol:£25032.50£95.1891% reduction
AA-targeted and 4QBS (2 cassettes)$38507.62$146.42
Modified portsmouth protocol:£15490.70£58.9095% reduction
Visible neoplasia - AA-targeted or No neoplasia - 4QBS (1 cassette)$23829.42$90.61
Futuristic protocol:£9541.80£30.9197% reduction
AA-targeted biopsies only$14678.20$47.55