Surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence-trans-obturator tape compared with tension-free vaginal tape-5-year follow up: an economic evaluation.

@article{Lier2017SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence-trans-obturator tape compared with tension-free vaginal tape-5-year follow up: an economic evaluation.},
  author={Doug A Lier and Magali Robert and Selphee Tang and Susan Ross},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={124 9},
  pages={
          1431-1439
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct an economic evaluation of the use of trans-obturator tape (TOT) compared with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women. DESIGN Cost-utility and cost-effectiveness analyses from a public-payer perspective, conducted alongside a randomised clinical trial. SETTING Health services provided in Alberta, Canada. SAMPLE A total of 195 women participated in the randomised clinical trial, followed to 5 years postsurgery… CONTINUE READING

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