Table 3

Cost-utility results of early reconstruction versus rehabilitation plus optional reconstruction

Healthcare system perspectiveSocietal perspective
Incremental cost (in €)21013393
Incremental QALYs0.0430.043
Incremental cost per QALY
(ICER in €)
48 46078 179
  • ICER, incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of early ACL reconstruction (index) versus rehabilitation plus an optional reconstruction in case of recurrent instability (comparator); QALY, quality-adjusted life year.