Table 1

Mean cost of duodenoscopes per  procedure (US $) according to infection rate and annual ERCP volume

Total no. of ERCPs performed per year
25 50 100 150 200 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000
Infection rate (%)
0 1599818427297232240162135122124117112109
0.4 20991318927797732740662635622624617612609
0.6 2349156811771047982990912885872874867862859
0.8 2599181814271297123212401162113511221124111711121109
1 2849206816771547148214901412138513721374136713621359
1.5 3474269323022172210721152037201019971999199219871984
  • ERCP: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.