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Cost-effectiveness of oral appliances in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea.

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PURPOSE: Oral appliances (OA) are commonly prescribed for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea (OSAH), but there is limited evidence on their cost-effectiveness. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A model was designed to simulate the costs and benefits of treatment of OSAH with OA or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) based on their effects on quality of life, motor vehicle crashes, and cardiovascular effects. The primary outcome was the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER)...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s11325-009-0248-4

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Sadatsafavi, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
Fleetham, J More by this author
Journal:
Sleep and breathing = Schlaf and Atmung
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
241-252
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1522-1709
ISSN:
1520-9512
URN:
uuid:d787c56c-6012-457e-90c6-581f2efcf2f5
Source identifiers:
34616
Local pid:
pubs:34616

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