Cost-effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of major depression: a health economics analysis.

@article{Simpson2009CosteffectivenessOT,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of major depression: a health economics analysis.},
  author={Kit N. Simpson and Mary Jane Welch and F. Andrew Kozel and Mark A. Demitrack and Ziad Nahas},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={346-68}
}
INTRODUCTION Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a novel antidepressant therapy shown to be effective and safe in pharmacotherapy-resistant major depression. The incremental cost-effectiveness and the direct cost burden compared with sham treatment were estimated, and compared with the current standard of care. METHODS Healthcare resource… CONTINUE READING