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Table 1 Unit cost of cryotherapy equipment

From: Cost-effectiveness of cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial (EVerT trial)

Item Source Size/type Pricea, b Average price Price in £c Price inc. VATd
Cryogenic gloves* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre   € 35 € 35.00 £28.88 £33.94
Safety glasses* BOC Products [12]   £4.42 £4.42 £4.42 £5.19
Dewar* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre 25 litre Aluminium € 833 € 868.00 £716.30 £841.65
   25 litre Stainless Steel € 903    
Tipping trolley for dewar* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre   € 433 € 433.00 £357.33 £419.86
Withdrawal device* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre   € 708 € 708.00 £584.26 £686.51
Cryosurgery applicator* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre 330 ml capacity applicator € 630.40 € 642.10 £529.88 £622.61
   450 ml capacity applicator € 653.80    
Slim probe* BOC catalogue sent to a trial centre 1 mm € 99.40 € 99.40 £82.03 £96.38
   2 mm € 99.40    
   3 mm € 99.40    
Cryogenic* apron BOC Products [12] Small £137.28 £163.02 £163.02 £191.55
   Medium £154.44    
   Large £171.60    
   Extra large £188.76    
  1. a Different prices are provided for different sizes/types of equipment. The average price was calculated
  2. b All the prices reported in Euro refer to 2009/2010 prices
  3. c Exchange rate: 1 € = 0.825232749 GBP (source: Google.co.uk, date 10/06/2010)
  4. d VAT was applied at 17.5%
  5. *List compiled by a combination of interviewing podiatrists running the clinic and equipment bought to set up trial sites