Enhancements to angioplasty for peripheral arterial occlusive disease: systematic review, cost-effectiveness assessment and expected value of information analysis.

@article{Simpson2014EnhancementsTA,
  title={Enhancements to angioplasty for peripheral arterial occlusive disease: systematic review, cost-effectiveness assessment and expected value of information analysis.},
  author={Emma L. Simpson and Ben Kearns and Matthew D Stevenson and Anna J Cantrell and Chris Littlewood and Jonathan Michaels},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1-252}
}
BACKGROUND There have been rapid technological developments aimed at improving short- and long-term results of percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty (PTA) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAD). OBJECTIVES To assess current clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness evidence of additional techniques to standard PTA for PAD, develop a health economic model to assess cost-effectiveness and to identify where further research is needed. DATA SOURCES Relevant electronic… CONTINUE READING

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