The cost-utility of bilateral cochlear implantation: a systematic review.

@article{Lammers2011TheCO,
  title={The cost-utility of bilateral cochlear implantation: a systematic review.},
  author={Marc J. W. Lammers and Wilko Grolman and Yvette E Smulders and Maroeska M Rovers},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2011},
  volume={121 12},
  pages={2604-9}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The (cost-)effectiveness and the subsequent reimbursement of bilateral cochlear implantation has been vigorously debated. Throughout the world healthcare commissioners are still struggling with the decision to reimburse bilateral implantation. Given this debate, this study's objective was to review the literature on the cost-utility of bilateral cochlear implantation in both children and adults, and study the impact of the used cost and quality-of-life estimates. STUDY… CONTINUE READING

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