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Approximately 2,200 surgical departments in Germany more than 800,000 operations result in the year – and the material costs are rising steadily with medical progress Krueger reckons: “If you remove such as a gall bladder arise from open surgery 200 Euro material costs for a conventional minimally invasive 500 and a single. OP-port up to 1,000 euros. “The potential savings are correspondingly. “The share of material costs can be lowered by 25 per instrument, and 50 percent,” says Krueger.