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Good research practices for cost-effectiveness analysis alongside clinical trials: the ISPOR RCT-CEA Task Force report.
OBJECTIVES A growing number of prospective clinical trials include economic end points. Recognizing the variation in methodology and reporting of these studies, the International Society forExpand
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Probabilistic sensitivity analysis for NICE technology assessment: not an optional extra.
Recently the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) updated its methods guidance for technology assessment. One aspect of the new guidance is to require the use of probabilisticExpand
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A single European currency for EQ-5D health states
AbstractThe EQ-5D questionnaire is a widely used generic instrument for describing and valuing health that was developed by the EuroQol Group. A primary objective of the EuroQol Group is theExpand
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Uncertainty in the economic evaluation of health care technologies: the role of sensitivity analysis.
Given the increased use of economic evaluation to inform decision making in the health service, it is particularly important that the research methods used are critically assessed and, whereExpand
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Searching for cost effectiveness thresholds in the NHS.
OBJECTIVES The UK's National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has an explicit cost-effectiveness threshold for deciding whether or not services are to be provided in the NationalExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging for the investigation of knee injuries: an investigation of preferences.
The conventional approach to the diagnosis and treatment of severe knee injuries is arthroscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure. Since arthroscopy is an invasive technique that carriesExpand
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Preference measurement using conjoint methods: an empirical investigation of reliability.
The application of conjoint measurement to the field of health economics is relatively new, although there is growing interest and there have been a number of studies undertaken recently. WiderExpand
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Early assessment of the likely cost-effectiveness of a new technology: A Markov model with probabilistic sensitivity analysis of computer-assisted total knee replacement.
  • H. Dong, M. Buxton
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • International journal of technology assessment in…
  • 1 April 2006
In the long term, computer-assisted total knee replacement (TKR) is a cost-saving technology in comparison with conventional TKR and may offer small additional quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs). Expand
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Patients' preferences regarding the process and outcomes of life-saving technology. An application of conjoint analysis to liver transplantation.
The economic technique of conjoint analysis was used to assess the relative importance of health outcome versus several process attributes (e.g., waiting time, continuity of contact with the sameExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of ventricular assist device use in the United Kingdom: results from the evaluation of ventricular assist device programme in the UK (EVAD-UK).
BACKGROUND The UK Department of Health funds ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation as a bridge to transplantation (BTT) at three centers. The cost-effectiveness of this program has not beenExpand
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