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Uterine artery embolisation or hysterectomy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: a cost-utility analysis of the HOPEFUL study.

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Objectives: To evaluate the relative cost-effectiveness of uterine artery embolisation (UAE) and hysterectomy in women with symptomatic uterine fibroids from the perspective of the UK NHS. Design: Cost-utility analysis. Setting: Eighteen UK NHS hospital trusts. Population or sample: Women who underwent UAE (n = 649; average follow up of 8.6 years) or hysterectomy (n = 459; average follow up of 4.6 years) for the treatments of symptomatic fibroids. Methods: A probabilistic decision model was c...

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Peer review status:
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Journal website
Volume:
114
Issue:
11
Pages:
1352-1362
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:70674077-f476-4b14-b679-b396bbe18dc9
Source identifiers:
288728
Local pid:
pubs:288728

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