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A cost-utility analysis of microwave endometrial ablation versus thermal balloon endometrial ablation.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of microwave endometrial ablation (MEA) and thermal balloon endometrial ablation (TBALL) for heavy menstrual bleeding. METHODS: A cost-utility analysis performed alongside a pragmatic RCT in a single hospital within Scotland on women undergoing MEA and TBALL. Resource use data collected from all 314 trial participants were combined with study specific and published unit cost data to estimate a cost per patient. Quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs)...

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Kilonzo, MM More by this author
Sambrook, AM More by this author
Campbell, MK More by this author
Cooper, KG More by this author
Journal:
Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Volume:
13
Issue:
5
Pages:
528-534
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1524-4733
ISSN:
1098-3015
URN:
uuid:b5885862-b5bd-420d-b89d-7cfe013e5824
Source identifiers:
449454
Local pid:
pubs:449454

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