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A multi-centre retrospective cohort study comparing the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of hysterectomy and uterine artery embolisation for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. The HOPEFUL study

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Objectives: To examine and compare the medium-term results of hysterectomy and uterine artery embolisation (UAE) as a treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids with regard to safety, efficacy, special issues in the UAE group, cost-effectiveness, and women's own perspectives on the treatments. Design: Data were collected locally from patients' hospital records and also from patients themselves by postal questionnaire. Questionnaire data included free-text comments and this qualitative materia...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2008-03-01
ISSN:
1366-5278
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:112983
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uuid:89a98fed-77bd-499c-bb5a-13aaedb758dc
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112983
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2013-11-16

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