Cost-effectiveness of embryo transfer strategies: a decision analytic model using long-term costs and consequences of singletons and multiples born as a consequence of IVF.

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STUDY QUESTION What is the cost-effectiveness of elective single embryo transfer (eSET) versus double embryo transfer (DET) strategies from a societal perspective, when applying a time horizon of 1, 5 and 18 years? SUMMARY ANSWER From a short-term perspective (1 year) it is cost-effective to replace DET with single embryo transfer; however when… (More)

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@article{Heesch2016CosteffectivenessOE, title={Cost-effectiveness of embryo transfer strategies: a decision analytic model using long-term costs and consequences of singletons and multiples born as a consequence of IVF.}, author={Mirjam M J van Heesch and Antoinette D I van Asselt and J. L. H. Evers and M.A.H.B.M. van der Hoeven and John C. M. Dumoulin and Catharina EM van Beijsterveldt and Gouke J. Bonsel and Ramon H M Dykgraaf and Johaness van Goudoever and Corinne Koopman-Esseboom and Willianne L D M Nelen and K. Steiner and Pieter Tamminga and Nino Tonch and H. L. Torrance and Carmen D Dirksen}, journal={Human reproduction}, year={2016}, volume={31 11}, pages={2527-2540} }