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Cost-effectiveness of indwelling pleural catheter compared with talc in malignant pleural effusion.

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Background and objective

Malignant pleural effusion is associated with morbidity and mortality. A randomized controlled trial previously compared clinical outcomes and resource use with indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) and talc pleurodesis in this population. Using unpublished quality of life data, we estimate the cost-effectiveness of IPC compared with talc pleurodesis.

Methods

Healthcare utilization and costs were captured during the trial. Utility weights prod...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/resp.12962

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Olfert, JA More by this author
Mishra, EK More by this author
Davies, HE More by this author
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British Lung Foundation More from this funder
Robert Luff Foundation More from this funder
University of Oxford More from this funder
Journal:
Respirology Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
764-770
Publication date:
2016-12-14
Acceptance date:
2016-09-10
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EISSN:
1440-1843
ISSN:
1323-7799
Pubs id:
pubs:666516
URN:
uri:cf0fb36d-c126-41bc-8b3d-93efb1650c2a
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uuid:cf0fb36d-c126-41bc-8b3d-93efb1650c2a
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pubs:666516

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