Cost–Utility Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke in a Spanish Hospital

@article{Parody2015CostUtilityAO,
  title={Cost–Utility Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke in a Spanish Hospital},
  author={E. Parody and S. Pedraza and M. Garc{\'i}a-Gil and C. Crespo and J. Serena and A. D{\'a}valos},
  journal={Neurology and Therapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={25 - 37}
}
  • E. Parody, S. Pedraza, +3 authors A. Dávalos
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Neurology and Therapy
  • IntroductionStroke has a high rate of long-term disability and mortality and therefore has a significant economic impact. The objective of this study was to determine from a social perspective, the cost–utility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compared to computed tomography (CT) as the first imaging test in acute ischemic stroke (AIS).MethodsA cost–utility analysis of MRI compared to CT as the first imaging test in AIS was performed. Economic evaluation data were obtained from a prospective… CONTINUE READING
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